Claremont, NC – Claremont Rescue Squad will be holding their 18th Annual Pig Picking and Poker Run on April 21st, 2018. It will be held at their Base in Claremont. There will be a silent auction held at the squad, items in the auction include furniture, tickets to Merlefest, Golf packages, handmade quilts, local event tickets and other items to be added. Times for the silent auction are 11am – 7pm.

The Poker Run will be starting at Hooters in Hickory, registration will be from 11am-1pm. The cost of the Poker Run ride is $20 single/$25 double rider. That will also get you an event t-shirt and food at the end of the ride. A delicious BBQ dinner will be provided after the ride. Door prizes will be given away throughout the event.

Food will be served from 3 till 8pm. Food will include BBQ Chicken and Pork, homemade baked beans and slaw, dessert and a drink. Plates are $10 each. The Big Fandamily Band will be playing from 4:30-7pm.

At 6pm we will be having our first drawing in our 20 Guns in November raffle. We will also be doing a 50/50 raffle throughout the day.

This will be an awesome day to come spend time with family and friends and to help raise money for a great organization. If you have any questions, please call the squad at 828-459-7968.

Later this year on July 15th we are going to be having our 60th Anniversary Open House. We will have County and State officials to help us celebrate our 60 years as a Rescue Squad.

We would like you to mark your calendars now and come help us celebrate this event. We will have pictures, old gear and equipment to show how we have grown over the years. We will also have the SSFD Smoke House, displays from Catawba County EMS and extrication demonstrations.

We have had many members over the years and hope to see as many as possible come out and celebrate with us.