Jones firefighters to host softball fundraiser to benefit fellow volunteer

Jones firefighters to host softball fundraiser to benefit fellow volunteer

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The volunteer firefighting community in Jones County is hitting the softball field this weekend to help one of their own who needs a liver transplant.

Firefighters are hosting a co-ed softball tournament Saturday to benefit longtime Sharon Community firefighter Cindy Shoemake.

It will be held beginning at 8 a.m. at Laurel's Wooten Legion Sports Complex.

Shoemake has been a volunteer firefighter for nearly 20 years and was the first woman in Jones County to receive Level 2 firefighter certification.

So far, 11 teams have registered to take part.

The event will also feature food and a raffle.  T-shirts will also be sold.

To learn more about the event, call Kelly Parker at 601-335-5132.