Nick Battles is a 19 yr. old Marine from Wauchula, he is a Hardee Senior High School alumni, and was a 4 year Varisty football player for the Hardee Wildcats. Nick sustained a severe spinal cord injury November 9. He is a Quadrapledric and fighting everyday to regain his strength and recover fully from his injury. Nick is in the Tampa VA and the plan is to send him to Project Walk in Orlando once he is medically stable, but Project Walk will not be covered by insurance.
To raise money for Project Walk, a BBQ Benefit for Nick will be held March 31st in Wauchula on the corner of Main Street and Highway 17 from 11am until 2pm. Tickets are on sale for pulled pork or chicken lunch for $10 at Wauchula Family Restaurant and Gloria’s Restaurant.
T-Shifts will also be sold at the event to help raise additional funds.
Please make plans to pick up a BBQ lunch on Saturday, March 31st on the corner of Main and 17 in Wauchula for $10 and help one of our own YOUNG local military men recover from his severe injury.