Touchdown Club kicks things off
By Greg Sullivan
The Morgan County Touchdown Club is already planning ahead for the coming football season, and they'll get started with a fundraising effort Thursday, March 27.
That Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., 10 percent of all proceeds at the Madison Chick-Fil-A will go to the Touchdown Club, said club vice-president Ray Stapleton.
Stapleton said the club appreciates the restaurant’s owner Burns Warfield for allowing the fundraiser to happen.
"We're just trying to spruce up and get everybody's attention as we move up to Class AAA," Stapleton said.
He said much of the money raised is expected to go toward new helmets that the team recently purchased. Other items on the team's list, Stapleton said, include items for the weight room and their practice facilities.
The event is open to the public and Stapleton said everyone is welcome to come. For those interested, the organization will be signing up new club members for the coming season.
"[Coach Malone] tells us what we need," Stapleton said. "And we try and say, 'Yes,' It's about raising money."