APD takes on SHP in charity football game

UPDATED: 10/3, 3:30 p.m.:

Due to a last-minute scheduling conflict, Rep. Heath Shuler will be unavailable for Sunday’s game. An updated date and time for the game will be released as soon as possible.

ASHEVILLE – At 2 p.m. on Oct. 9, employees of the Asheville Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol will face off at T.C. Roberson High School in their third annual flag football game to raise money for Eblen Charities.

Celebrity quarterbacks Brad Johnson and Heath Shuler will steer the teams, with Johnson leading APD and Shuler leading the Highway Patrol.

Tickets are $3.

All proceeds will benefit Eblen, a community organization that helps thousands of families in Western North Carolina meet their medical and emergency assistance needs.

For more information about Eblen Charities, visit: http://www.eblencharities.org/.