Annual Strong Man Contests Raises Money For Charles County Crime Victims Fund - Southern Maryland Headline News

Annual Strong Man Contests Raises Money For Charles County Crime Victims Fund


The Charles County Sheriff's Office raised $1,943.25 during the 6th Annual Strong Man and Woman Competition held Aug. 5 at White Plains Regional Park. The proceeds from the competition will benefit the local Crime Victims' Fund. The fund benefits victims of crime who do not qualify for the State Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund. The annual event also raises awareness about domestic and family violence. To support the event, some of the world's strongest people competed in events including Conan's Wheel, Stone Load, Log Cleans and Presses, Waddle Walk, Farmer's Walk and Tire Flip. Additionally, Mary Jacobson provided a women's fitness demonstration.

The Charles County Sheriff's Office offered thanks to the following sponsors for their support and donations:

Center for Abused Persons

Charles County Commissioners

Charles County Department of Public Facilities, Parks and Grounds Division

Chaney Enterprises

North American Strong Man Society

Sampson-Power.com

SMECO

County First Bank of La Plata

Utz Foods of Waldorf

Greater Waldorf Jaycees, Inc.

Wal-Mart of La Plata

Murray's Steaks, Inc. of Waldorf

Einstein Bros. Bagels of Waldorf

Red Lobster of Waldorf

Chick-fil-A of Waldorf

The Olive Garden of Waldorf

Bennigan's Grill and Tavern of Waldorf

Target of Waldorf

Shoppers Food Warehouse of Lanham

Safeway of Lanham

Giant (The Stop & Shop Supermarket) of Landover

Longhorn Steak House of Waldorf

Outback Steak House of Waldorf

Rose Short, Mary Kay Cosmetics

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