Fundraiser at the Tiki a Great Success

SOLOMONS ISLAND - 8/4/2009

On Sunday, August 2, the charitable spirit of Southern Marylanders managed to shine at the Tiki Bar on Solomons Island. Through the pouring rains, people gathered and enjoyed live music, massages, great food all while raising close to $30,000 for Kim of Kim’s Key Lime Pies.

The fundraising was to help Kim Mowrer of Kim's Key Lime Pie with being able to have some much needed Chemotherapy to continue her battle against cancer for which she has been fighting for the past couple of years. After Mowrer survived stage 4 breast cancer, doctors discovered that it had metasticized to her bones.

The event which was held from 1 to 5 p.m. was a great success with many businesses chipping in to help in addition to the supportive people that were in attendance. According to one of the event organizers they managed raise close to $30,000 with donations still coming in.

The live music was performed by Watershed with Richard and Dennis and special guest Lissie Deere; Fractal Folk; Swamp Dogs; Wildgood; Upstroke with Patti and Carl; The Dave and Kevin Trio, Dave Norris and Dylan Galvin.

Contributing business included: a pig roast from the Grill Sergeant, Beach Club Tanning
Blue Heron Inn, Bob Evans Restaurant (California), Bob Hall, Boomerangs Ribs, Bozick Dist, Calypso Bay, C D Café, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Dennis Smith, Digiovanni's Dock of the Bay, Grandmother's Store, Hair Port, Holiday Inn, Inner Equinox, Isaac's, J J's Tackle, Joan Bowen, Julia and Company, Maerten's Jewelry, Patuxent River Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Assoc., Pepper's Pet Pantry, Pink Coconut, Pro Fitness, Reliable/Churchill Distributors, Republic National Distributors, Ruddy Duck, Sail Solomons, S.M.I.L.E., Solomons Island Trading Company, Solomons Pier, Stoney's Kingfishers, Tiki Bar, Torpedoe Grill, Vincenzo's Grill, Zanhisers Dry Dock.