La Grande All-stars Little League Team has won the state title championship in Oregon, and are now headed to take part in the Northwest Regional Tournament in San Bernardino, CA. Local businesses throughout the community have come together to step up and help raise funds for the teams as they travel to the next level in their post-season.
- July 27 12PM-2PM: MJ Goss Motors in Downtown La Grande will be serving up Hot Dogs and other food to raise funds for the team.
- July 27 12PM-4PM: Owen & Olivia George will be selling cold drinks (lemonade stand style) in front of their house near Pioneer Park (corner of Oak Street and Palmer) in La Grande. All proceeds will go to support travel expenses for the All-Star team when they represent LG in San Bernardino California. Mark George & Jaymi George will match dollar for dollar all money earned.
- July 28 6PM-8PM: Benchwarmer’s Pub & Grill will be holding a BBQ/Silent Auction Fundraiser for the La Grande All-star team. Admission is $10 per person. This event will be held at The Lot, next to Benchwarmer’s in Downtown La Grande.
- July 29 9AM-1PM: Legacy Ford in La Grande is holding a “Drive For Your Team” event. For the first 100 test drives, Legacy Ford will donate $20 for each test drive taken during the fundraiser. The team will be in attendance, so pictures and autograph opportunities are encouraged.
- August 1 6PM-8PM: Tap That Growlers have a fundraiser planned for the team. They’ll be serving up beer samples and brats for just $8 per person.
In addition to taking part in these listed activities, donations can also be made to the team at any local Umpqua Bank.
Updates and other information can be found on the La Grande Little League Facebook page.