Future Great Wrestling, the professional wrestling outfit that holds events at 190 N. Brookwood Ave. in Hamilton, will host two charity events this weekend.
On Friday, FGW will present “Clotheslines, Canines and Felines,” to raise money and awareness for the Animal Adoption Foundation.
“It’ll be the same great show that you’ll see every Friday night, but we’ll have some of the shelter animals there,” said FGW owner Brian LeVick. “And we’ll also have calendars, where the proceeds from those calendars go to the Animal Adoption Foundation.”
The calendars first will be sold on Friday, and will feature wrestlers shelter animals.
“I volunteer at the shelter (at 2480 Ross-Millville Road), and I know how great it is,” said LeVick, who also owns Future Great Comics on Main Street in Hamilton.
On Saturday, wrestlers will hold an event called “Headlocks for Hayden,” to raise money for the family of 11-year-old fan Hayden Field, who died in an April 25 car crash with his father, who survived.
“Hayden, he was a young fan of Shawna (Reed), and all the proceeds, like the tickets, will go to Hayden that day,” LeVick said.
Reed also will offer raffle baskets with autographs from various wrestlers, including “from the WWE on down,” LeVick said. “And also some baskets from your favorite FGW wrestlers.”
“The money for this event will be going to his family for medical bills,” LeVick said.
As usual, doors will open at 6:30 p.m each night, with the first bell ringing at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $6 for general admission and $8 for front-row seats. Tickets can be purchased at Future Great Comics, 528 Main St., in Hamilton.
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