Brisket fundraiser to assist officer, family following complications in son’s birth

Steve Nash
Brownwood Municipal Police Association

The Brownwood Municipal Police Association will hold a brisket fundraiser on Saturday, April 18, to assist officer Brian Rice and his family with expenses related to complications in the birth of their son.

Barbecue sales will begin at 10 a.m. at the Allsup’s store at 3480 U.S. Highway 377 South and end at 3 p.m. or when the food is gone.

Brian’s newborn son Joshua is in neonatal ICU in Fort Worth after many complications arose during pregnancy and after his birth. Another surgery is needed, and it will be months before baby Joshua will be able to come home.

The officers association is hosting the fundraiser to assist with the needs of the family and offset the mounting financial burden the family is facing.

Brisket plates will sell for $8 a plate and will include brisket, beans, potato salad, bread, onions and pickles. A drink will also be provided. Pre-orders may be made through Friday, April 17 and food will be sold at the event.

Delivery is available, and plates may be pre-ordered by contacting:

• Fred — 325-642-3735.

• Kimberly — 832-701-8511.

• Tracey — 325-642-7853.

• Robert — 325-642-1642.