Fundraisers for Crestview boy scheduled

barefield with mother and child

Drew Barefield was hit by a boat propeller on June 28 while snorkeling in shallow water off Walton County’s Choctaw Beach. The boat driver left the scene of the accident. Currently, Drew is in a medically induced coma, Wendy, his mother stated in a Facebook message to the News Bulletin.

Special to the News Bulletin
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 at 10:55 AM.

A number of fundraisers will benefit a Crestview boy in a medically induced coma.

Drew Barefield was hit by a boat propeller on June 28 while snorkeling in shallow water off Walton County’s Choctaw Beach. The boat driver left the scene of the accident.

Fundraisers are as follows:                                        

●Chill, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 26: 20 percent of yogurt sales at the 2218 S. Ferdon Blvd., establishment will benefit the Barefields.

●Gordon Martial Arts, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 2: The West Oakdale Avenue parking lot will facilitate numerous vendors, event organizer Barbara Gordon said. Vendors should bring booth supplies such as a tent, tables and chairs. Call 682-5214 for details.

●A half Boston butt fundraiser—To order, call Mercedes Jones, 826-2014. Jones says the roasts are 10- to 14-pound half butts. Payment is due Aug. 5 and pickup will be Aug. 8 and 9 depending on how many orders are taken. Pick-up sites will be in Crestview, Laurel Hill, Milton, and possibly Niceville and Destin.

●BBVA Compass Bank's Drew Barefield Donation Account is accepting contributions.

●Paypal users can send monetary donations to hattiebrannon@gmail.com.

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