By Staff Reports
(Victorville)– The 9th annual FRIENDS OF HAPPY TRAILS BANQUET will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center, 12603 Mariposa Road in Victorville, CA. This fun evening will feature a buffet dinner with delicious food and live entertainment plus games, door prizes, live and silent auctions and raffles. Hosted by the Happy Trails Children’s Foundation, this exciting event is a benefit to raise much needed funds for abused children. Make your plans now to be there on Saturday night, May 18, 2019. Doors open at 6:00 P.M. with a No Host Bar. Live entertainment will feature Kristyn Harris, direct from American Idol TV show! Also performing this year will be Joey Dillon, Hollywood’s Gunslinger, as seen on HBO’s Westworld, and the upcoming Deadwood movie as well as Netflix’s Godless and The Highwaymen with Kevin Costner. This is an evening of exciting entertainment you do not want to miss! Tickets are limited and expected to sell out fast.
The banquet will raise funds via dinner ticket sales, games, raffles, live and silent auctions featuring guns, collectibles and memorabilia. Tickets for entry into a special EARLY BIRD drawing for a Glock Model 19 9mm pistol will be included FREE with each dinner ticket purchased on or before May 10. Additional pistol tickets are $10 each, only 300 available. You must be present to win this drawing.There will also be a drawing for the magnificent and classic Bohlin Indian Chief Saddle.
Dinner tickets are $50 each in advance or $55 after May 10. Tickets for the banquet, raffles, and Glock pistol drawing are available for purchase by phone (760) 240-3330 or in-person at the foundation office, 10755 Apple Valley Road in Apple Valley. Corporate and individual sponsorships are still available and are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Discover, MasterCard and VISA accepted.
About the Charity- Happy Trails Children’s Foundation is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that was inspired by Roy Rogers and Dale Evans to aid children who are the victims of abuse and neglect. The foundation is pleased to carry on the work with abused children who were so important to Roy and Dale. Since 1997, more than 1,000 children have been aided by the foundation’s care facility, the Cooper Home, located in Apple Valley, California. Rogers and his wife were passionate, lifelong advocates for children who were victims of abuse and neglect, having adopted a child from these circumstances into their own home.