AS I SEE IT 12/2: Five years...and why I share stories of those who do good

Posted on 12/02/119 by Bob Magee

Bob Magee
Pro Wrestling: Between the Sheets

It'll be five years this Thursday that my Mom died from
cancer in a Mt. Holly, NJ hospice after a three month final
illness. My brother and I were there with her as she died
peacefully in her sleep. It might be five years, but there
is still a loneliness you can't describe unless you feel it
yourself. During this season, doing good in her memory and
sharing the stories of those promotions who do is more
meaningful to me than ever, especially so after my own
challenges with cancer this year as I said last week.

In keeping with the season of light and the season of the
Christchild, the independent wrestling community reachs out
to those in need. Independent promotions hold a wide variety
of events to benefit various food pantries, fundraisers for
homeless or domestic violence shelters, provide funds to
efforts benefiting those suffering from cancer, heart
disease, natural disasters, veterans charities, local
natural disaster cleanup/relief, other community
efforts...and lots of Toys for Tots and similar drives.

Many of these promotions you'll read about below are the
ones ridiculed as being "outlaw mud shows", as being
unworthy of the time of mainstream media, promotions who
have issues with venues because they aren't "real
wrestling", or because of their product style are what
cheerleader mommies or local blue hair types view as
undesirable. New management of venues declare independent
promotions unsuitable for children and demand that scheduled
shows be pulled out of "their" venue, or just decide they no
longer want wrestling shows there (even if there's a signed
and binding contract).... leaving indy promotions without
the resources to sue for breach of contract to suddenly have
to find a new venue, as did Absolute Intense Wrestling in
Cleveland last year, to name just one of several.

So I make a point each year to show how these very same
promotions are major assets to their communities and to
those they help and to encourage you reading this to do the
same. One quote by Hamilton Wright Mabie represents the
spirit that these many promotions show each year during this
season we're beginning: "Blessed is the season which
engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love."

These promotions do just that. So may it be for us all.

As of December 2, the shows listed (that I have info from)
below have raised $93,506.76 in cash donations, collected
3,252 pounds (that's THAT'S WELL OVER 1 1/2 TONS) of
canned and non-perishable foods, 700 pounds of dog and cat
food, 80 winter coats, 3 bags of clothes, 1,730 toys for
Toys for Tots, Salvation Army, and other programs... and
things are just getting going.

Here's a list of 118 of these events confirmed or that have
been held I'm aware of thus far:

* The East Texas Food Bank and Main Event Pro Wrestling
presented Brawl At The Brewery on September 13, at True
Vine Brewing Company, in Tyler, TX. Over 1,080 pounds of
was collected that will help provide about 900
meals for hungry East Texans this fall.

* Pro Wrestling King came to Benton Harbor, MI on September
14 as a fundraiser for local promoter Jeff Hill who also
wrestled in Michigan as Hardcore Norm and raised $800 toward
his growing medical expenses as a result of needing a heart
transplant. Jeff Hill has since had his heart transplant
surgery. Readers, please keep him in your thoughts and

*The Alabama Wrestling Alliance held the Steve Hicks
Memorial show in Bayou Le Batre, AL on September 21 to raise
funds for Kane's Warrior Kids to help battle childhood
cancer, raising $2,527 for the group.

* ELKMANIA held a show on September 21 in Beverly, MA to
raise $427 for the Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem, MA.

* World League Wrestling returned to Richmond, MO on
September 21, proceeds went to buy a service dog for a young

* Planet Lucha presented Shares the Love on September 21, in
Santa Maria, CA in a benefit show for Chelsee Fuerch,
severely injured in a car accident and paralyzed. At least
$1500 was raised for the family to help with medical
and living expenses.

* Tri City Wrestling presented the fifth annual Cassidy
Christie Memorial Cup event on September 21 in Bay City, MI
to benefit the Cassidy Christie Memorial Scholarship,
raising $4100 before a near capacity crowd.

* Crossfire Wrestling returned to the Merritton Community
Centre in St. Catharines, ON on September 22 for FIRED UP.
Partial proceeds went to The Niagara Peninsula Foundation
for Children.

* Main Event World League presented Wrestling With Suicide
at the Stark County Fairgrounds in Canton, OH on September
28 raising $2100 for the American Foundation for
Suicide Prevention.

* Wrestling For Autism took place September 28 in Elk Grove,
CA to benefit The Fly Brave Foundation featuring Rikishi and
The Tonga Kid with $2400 raised.

* Amped Up Wrestling presented Wrestle Fest 2: Brawl til you
Fall in Inglewood, CA on October 5 raising $4132.40
for the Joan and Harry A. Mier Center of Ability First.

* Pacific Pro Wrestling Canada presented "Fall For All" on
October 5 in Abbottsford, BC; collecting 20 pounds of canned
and non-perishable foods for the Archway Food Bank.

* Knockout Wrestling comes together for a fundraising event
in support of West Volusia Cancer Ade Organization on
October 6 in Deltona, FL, raising $1,500.

* Rock Solid Wrestling held the Legacy 3 event on October 18
at Ecole Secondaire Catholique Theriault in Timmins, ON,
raising $2,625.76 for Timmins and Area Women in

* Wrestling With Purpose presented Raising the Roof: A
Wrestling House Party on October 11 in Pembroke, NC raising
$1,100 to benefit area coaches Jason and William
Lloyd, who lost everything they owned along with their home
to a fire.

* IWF Wrestling returned to Wayne, NJ on October 11 to
benefit the Semper Fi Fund, which provides resources to
critically ill and wounded military veterans, as well as
collecting new, unwrapped toys for the USMCR's Toys for
Tots. The show raised $3,500 and 25 toys.

* Old Time Wrestling returned to Stockton University in
Galloway, NJ on October 12 and raised funds to benefit the
Student Veterans Organization, which provides dedicated
services to all veterans attending the University ranging
from financial aid, career services and peer counseling.

* IWE Pro Wrestling presented Wrestling for Alexis on
October 12 in Gaston, SC as a benefit for "Goddess" Alexis
(DuBose) Brooks, currently battling stage 4 colon cancer and
raised $520.

*Gangrel's Wrestling Asylum presented its second annual
cancer fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society on
October 13 at The Casino at Dania Beach, FL; featuring
Alundra Blayze, raising $12,000.

* IMPACT Wrestling and Ontario independent wrestler Cody
Deaner frequently does charity work all year round, much of
it for his adopted hometown of Oshawa, ON. This holiday
season he's doing fundraising for a local charitable
organization called Community Living Oshawa/Clarington
(CLOC), which offers opportunities for growth, inclusion and
empowerment to people with developmental disabilities, and
their families. He used Oshawa Generals Hockey Club tickets
and autographed player cards which were raffled off on
October 13, raising $595.

100% proceeds from all of his "Giv'er for Charity"
merchandise sold at his wrestling and speaking events, all
during his special fundraiser will be happening throughout
October and November. For those who can't make it out to an
event in October/November/ December, he has also set-up an
online donation option through
944?sfns=mo (Canadian only). It should be noted that Deaner
has also raised nearly $4,800 for Lansdowne Center, which
helps those on the autism spectrum.

* Knockout Wrestling presented Knockout Scares Cancer on
October 19 at Via Entertainment, Leesburg, FL. The event
featured wrestling, trick-or-treating, raffles, food and
drink, and a lot more. The event raised $1,500 toward
medical costs of two students from Umatilla High with

* Pure Wrestling Association/Canada held their annual
fundraiser on October 19 show to benefit the Hunter Costello
Memorial FUN-dation in Goderich, ON, and raised $3000
toward an accessible playground and to defer pediatric
health care costs.

* Dynamo Pro Wrestling/Glory Pro Wrestling was part of the
annual Eat and Treat event on October 19 at the Chesterfield
Amphitheater in Chesterfield, MO, with Dynamo Pro Wrestling
and Glory Pro Wrestling matches with $18,000 raised
for Maryville University Kids Rock Cancer.

* Empire Wrestling Federation returned to Redlands, CA on
October 19 at the Redlands Elks Lodge, raising $1500
for veterans programs ranging from adaptive therapy to
homeless veterans.

* VxS Wrestling raised $830 at For Pete's Sake, a cancer
fundraiser on October 20 at the Knights of Columbus,
Ridgefield Park, NJ.

* ACTION Wrestling returned to the Roger Spencer Community
Center in Tyrone, GA on October 25 and raised at least
to benefit Promise Place, which exists to prevent
domestic violence through awareness programs, educational
training and providing safe environments for the victims and
their families, utilizing legal advocacy, emergency shelters
and transitional housing.

* Dynamite Championship Wrestling presented a fundraiser for
the Delaware chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide
Prevention on October 26 at the Marydel Fire Department in
Marydel, DE, raising $150.

* UWE Pro Wrestling presented Hardcore Halloween on October
26 at the Wexford Civic Center in Cadillac, MI. Fans brought
700 pounds of numerous dog and cat food and other supplies
for local animal shelters.

* Gangrel's Wrestling Asylum held its second anniversary
show on October 31 at Gangrel's Wrestling Asylum, Dania
Beach, and continued its fundraising campaign for the
American Cancer Society (figure raised noted above).

* Showcase Pro Wrestling held food drives at its three
scheduled shows in November in Woonsocket, RI, Taunton, MA
and Attleboro, MA , collecting 162 pounds of food for the
Woonsocket food pantry at St. James Episcopal Church.

* Primal Conflict Wrestling presented "A Night To Remember
XIII" on November 2 in Harpers Ferry, WV. collecting 121
pounds of canned and non-perishable foods at the show.

* House Of Bricks Pro Wrestling presented #VeteranSlam5 on
Saturday November 2 in New Bedford, MA, raising $100 for the
Veterans of Foreign Wars.

* Hoosier Pro Wrestling held the 16th annual HPW Firemen's
Cheer Fund Toy Drive show, part 1 on November 2 in Columbus,
IN collecting $700 in cash, $500 in toys and $2400
in bikes for a total of $3600 for Cheer Fund 1.

* Canadian Wrestling's Elite came to Portage Collegiate in
Portage la Prairie, MB on November 6 and raised over $300 to
benefit the Portage La Prairie Bear Claw Initiative, an
Indigenous lead grassroots initiative.

* Capital Pro Wrestling returned to Lansing, MI on November
9. $200 was donated to Soles4Vets, a charity that makes sure
veterans across Michigan have socks and shoes.

* PWA and 3 Hogs BBQ co-sponsored a Food Drive and eight
exciting matches on November 9 at the Central Market in
York, PA, collecting 450 canned and non-perishable goods for
donation to York area food banks.

* UWC returned to the Kelly's Banquet Hall in Wrightstown,
NJ for its Annual Canned Food Drive on November 9;
collecting five grocery bags full of canned goods and non
perishables for the New Egypt Food Pantry.

* Crown of Maine Wrestling returned to the Van Buren
Community Center in Van Buren, Maine for "Feast or Fury" on
November 9 with the first ever Crown of Maine Coat Drive,
collecting 80 winter coats, along with hats and

* MPWA Pro Wrestling returned on November 9 to The Mall of
Monroe, Monroe, MI and raised $700 for the Navarre Library
Homeless Children Literacy Program.

* Total Aggression Pro Wrestling returned to Sautee-
Nacoochee, GA on November 15 for its annual fundraising
event for Caring Hands Ministry Christmas dinner and toy
giveaway, and raised at least $5000.

* Wrestling With Purpose/EWA came to Weathers Arena in
Shelby, NC on November 15 for A Smile for Kairee, raising
$4,400 for Kairee Sanders, a 16 year old young lady
who has faced adversity her entire life including
hydrocephalus, complete hearing loss in her left ear,
epilepsy, glaucoma, legal blindness, sleep apnea, and
decreased kidney function, as well as beings developmentally
delayed, and has been a patient at Chapel Hill's
Craniofacial Team since she was 8 months old.

* Brew City Wrestling held its annual Headlock on Hunger
show on November 16 at the Elks Lodge in Waukesha, WI
collecting 220 pounds of food.

* Crossroads Wrestling held a fundraiser show on November 16
for Kathie Fitzpatrick, raising $1,400. Kathie is a
long-time friend of the professional wrestling industry,
especially to the local independent promotions and
wrestlers. She has provided transportation, shelter, and
support to talent at NO charge for 30 years, and actively
works for Toys for Tots efforts at independent wrestling
shows in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

* Superstar Smackdown took place November 16 at the
Incrediplex, Indianapolis, IN. Money raised serves Timmy
Global Health, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit that expands
access to healthcare and empowers students and volunteers to
tackle todays most pressing global health challenges in the
Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Guatemala.

* ELKMANIA held its annual show ELKMANIA 7 on November 16,
raising $1,726 at a fundraiser for the Elks National
Foundation, which provides veterans services, medical
research and college scholarships.

* Ontario independent wrestler Holden Albright is working
with multiple Ontario independent wrestling promotions for
the #ToyVanFull campaign. The campaign will accept new
unwrapped toys for children (wrestling theme preferred, but
not necessary) for the Toy Mountain campaign of Salvation
Army Canada.

- November 17 and December 15- Alpha-1 Wrestling, Hamilton,
- November 22 - Cross Body Wrestling, Kitchener, ON
- November 23 - New School Wrestling, Hamilton, ON
- November 26 - Cigar Slam Toronto, Toronto, ON
- November 30 - Bordertown Wrestling, Fort Erie, ON
- December 6 - Union of Independent Professional Wrestlers,
Toronto, ON
- December 7 - Barrie Wrestling and Cross Body Wrestling,
Kitchener, ON
- December 8 - Courage Pro Wrestling, Hamilton, ON
- December 12 - Championship Wrestling from Ontario,
Etobicoke, ON

* Pro Wrestling Eclipse returned on November 17 to Oshawa,
ON, collecting donations for the LIFE Project, a community
group seeking warm clothing for the upcoming winter months.
3 bags of clothing were collected, and $500 was also raised
for Cody Deaner's campaign (see above).

* Delmarva Wrestling Digest held its fifth annual Toys for
Tots Drive on November 20 at Arby's, Denton, MD...with The
Briscoes, collecting nearly 1,000 toys... and
counting, as well as $2,000 in donations.

* Horror Slam Wrestling is asking for cash donations to be
contributed to local church food pantries at their November
22 and December 13 shows at B.V. Goodell VFW Post 552,
Lincoln Park, MI.

* Absolute Intense Wrestling held a turkey drive on November
23, donating at least 12 turkeys and other non-perishables
to a local Cleveland, ON shelter that works with the hungry.

* Old Time Wrestling returned to Lindenwold, NJ on November
23 collecting 10 toys for Toys for Tots.

* RAGE Warriors returned to Roanoke Rapids High School Gym
on Saturday, November 23, raising $3,202 to support
the Roanoke Rapids Police Clubs Christmas for the Kids

* James Carver Promotions presented United Pro Wrestling's
Annual Toys for Tots event on November 23 in Bowling Green,
KY, collecting 57 toys.

* Uprise Pro Wrestling out of Hendersonville, NC held a
special event for the Toys For Tots WNC program on November
23 at the East Flat Rock National Guard Armory with $250 and
around 100 toys.

* True Wrestling held its annual Tilt-A-Whirl Toy Drive on
November 23 at the Salvation Army in Berwick, PA, collecting
30-40 toys.

* All Pro Wrestling/Nevada presented Headlock on Hunger at
Reed High School, Sparks, NV on November 23, raising
$8,800 for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

* Vancouver Island Pro Wrestling presented "Headlocks for
Hunger" on November 23 in Nanaimo, BC; collecting 375 pounds
of canned and non-perishable foods for the Loaves and Fishes
food bank.

* Southern States Wrestling returns to Kingsport, TN on
November 27 for Thanksgiving Extravaganza, benefiting Hunger
First of Kingsport and The Johnia Berry Memorial Toy Drive,
with 80 cans of food collected, as well as a few toys.

* CZW Dojo Wars took place on November 27 in Voorhees, NJ,
and teams up with WMMR, collecting 100 pounds of canned food
and non-perishables for Preston and Steve's Camp Out for
Hunger at the show, and 500 pounds from remote sites,
totaling 600 pounds collected, and added another 60-70
pounds on November 30 at Night of Infamy for a grand total
of 660 pounds of food.

* World's Finest Wrestling collected 30 canned and non-
perishables for a local food bank at their November 30 show
in Connersville, IN. They will do so again December 28.

* WrestleCade Weekend was a family-friendly convention that
celebrates wrestling and sports entertainment from all eras
from November 29-December 1 at the Benton Convention Center,
Winston-Salem, NC. Proceeds from the event go to the
Christmas Toy Drive to benefit The Salvation Army.

* UWE Pro Wrestling presented its annual Headlock on Hunger
event; collecting non perishable food for local shelters on
November 30 at the Wexford Civic Center in Cadillac, MI with
ROH's Beer City Bruiser Matt Winchester, and Silas Young.

* Xtreme Mountain Wrestling Alliance presented Khori's Show:
A Benefit Show for Khori Overholt on November 30 at Ft.
Craig Boys and Girls Club in Maryville, TN, raising $600
towards expenses related to a heart transplant.

* Championship Wrestling From Ontario came to the Germania
Club, 863 King Street E, Hamilton, ON on November 30 for
Hammering Cancer, to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society.

* Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling presented Hardcore
with a Heart, the promotion's annual show to feed the hungry
in Detroit, MI on December 1 at the Hot Rock Sports Bar in
Warren, MI, collecting .

* Ascend Pro Wrestling returned to Norwood, OH on December 1
for Secret Slamta in Woodlawn, OH, a fundraiser to buy
holiday gifts for children in the Norwood, Woodlawn, and
greater Cincinnati area. Tickets are $10 ($5 off with a new,
unwrapped toy directly donated)

* ACTION Wrestling returns to the Roger Spencer Community
Center in Tyrone, GA on December 6 with a 7:30 pm bell time
for their annual Toys for Tots show.

* Big Time Wrestling returns to Newark Pavilion, 6430
Thornton Ave, Newark, CA on December 6 for its annual Rock
The Bells toy drive show featuring PENTA 0M, Rey Fenix,
Brian Pillman Jr.

* Crossfire Wrestling returns to the Merritton Community
Centre, St. Catharines. ON on December 7 for the annual
Jingle Bell Brawl. Partial proceeds will go to The Niagara
Peninsula Foundation for Children.

* Barrie Wrestling returns to action for Festivus of
Wrestlevus, 49 Ferris Lane, Barrie, ON on December 7, once
again partnering with their friends at 931 Fresh Radio and
101.1 BIG FM to donate as many toys and food as we can to
Christmas Cheer Barrie. Bring new unwrapped toys and/or non-
perishable food items and receive a draw ticket for each
item brought.

* Innovate Wrestling will be holding a toy drive at its
December 7 Christmas Classic in Morristown, TN.

* Total Wrestling Federation comes to Amblers Hall,
Stockton, CA on December 7. Bring a toy for us to take to
Shriners Hospital in Sacramento for the holidays. $10
advance/online, $12 at the door, $8 for kids under 18 .
Matches include High Flying Sensation Matt Fury vs
Archangel Michael Nothing, Steven Beast Smith vs ????,
CJ Dirt vs Tuco Montez, Big MF Matt Freeman vs Johnny Ink,
Andrew Arch vs Ashton Morris

* Wrestling With Purpose presents Heart Of A Champion on
Saturday December 7, at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center,
Lumberton, NC. Proceeds go to help the Robeson County
Special Olympics.

* Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling returns to Sapperton
Hall in New Westminster, BC on December 7 for Wrestling With
Hunger Games, teaming up with Share Family Services, Surrey
Christmas Bureau and Blanket BC. For each blanket, toy,
clothing item or non-perishable food item donated, fans will
receive a raffle ticket. The more items a fan brings the
more tickets they get! Multiple prizes will be raffled off
after the show, including 2 pairs of tickets to BALLROOM

* Hamilton Pro Wrestling will again present Wreck the Halls
at Dom Polski Hall, 4 Solidarnosc Place, Hamilton, ON on
December 7, collecting canned goods and non-perishable food
items for a local food drive as well as toys.

* NAWA Professional Wrestling will hold its annual Toys for
Tots collection on December 7 at the Burke County Fair,
Morganton, NC.

* Empire Wrestling Federation returns to San Bernardino, CA
on December 7 at the VFW Post 8737, 2018 Foothill Boulevard
for its annual Jingle Slam Toy Drive show.

* ECWA Pro Wrestling has scheduled its annual Toys for Tots
show on December 7 at Asbury United Methodist Church, New
Castle, DE.

* UWC Pro Wrestling will hold its 21st annual Toys for Tots
show on December 7 at Kelly's Bar Banquet Hall in
Wrightstown, NJ.

* Pure Pro Wrestling will present Christmas Clash on
December 7 in Flint, MI, working with the Catholic Charities
to raise awareness, funds, and food for the North End Soup
Kitchen and their efforts to feed the community.

* Hoosier Pro Wrestling will again hold the 16th annual HPW
Firemen's Cheer Fund Toy Drive show, part 2 on December 7 at
their home at the 4-H Fairgrounds, Columbus, IN.

* Primal Conflict Wrestling presents "StarrClash" on Sunday,
December 8 Harpers Ferry KOA, 343 Campground Road, Harpers
Ferry, WV as a Toys for Tots show. Doors open at 3 pm for
Meet & Greet. 4 pm bell time.

* Lucky Pro Wrestling will be working with West Real Estate
for a special Toys for Tots drive on December 8. For a
donation to Toys for Tots fans will get a photo with &
autograph from Justin Credible (who will be dressed as
Aldo), Vern Vicallo, Royce Bishop, Sweatboy and Ricky
Archer. The signing will take place at the West Real Estate
office at 386 Main St in Wilmington MA. All details can be
found at

* New Breed Wrestling presents their annual Toys For Tots at
the Eldon Community Center, 309 East Second Street, Eldon,
MO on December 7 with a 6:00 pm bell time. Bring a new,
unwrapped toy or clothing with a $10 value as your ticket to
the event.

* International Big Time Wrestling presents its tenth Annual
Toy Drive on Sunday, December 8 with a special 1:00 pm
belltime at El Club Detroit, 4114 Vernor Highway, Detroit,
MI. Admission is a donation of an unwrapped brand new toy.

* Battle On The Border Pro Wrestling presents "Miracle On
Main Street" on December 13 at Globetrotters VFW in
Addyston, OH. Details to come on the charity to be

* House Of Bricks Pro Wrestling presents Clash For A Cure on
Friday, December 13 benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma
Society at VFW Post 2892 in Fairhaven MA.

* MCW Pro Wrestling/Future of Honor will hold its annual
Toys for Tots show on December 14 at the MCW Arena 1000
Joppa Farm Road, Joppa, MD.

* Atlantic Pro Wrestling came to the Newburyport Elks, 25
Low Street, Newburyport, MA for an annual Toy Drive show on
December 14.

* Great Canadian Wrestling and Pop Culture Canada present
Oshawa Comic Con with Vickie Guerrero on December 14 from
10:00 am-4:00 pm at Delpark Holmes Centre, 1661 Harmony Rd N
Oshawa, ON. Admission: $2 Adults, children 12 and under and
caregivers of special needs persons are also free. Please
bring canned food for the local Food Bank and enter to win
fantastic prizes! One RAFFLE ticket will be given for each
can of food

* DWI Wrestling will hold a Toys for Tots fundraiser on
December 14, at 1:30 the Rivercrest Community
Development Rivercrest Clubhouse parking lot, 11560 Ramble
Creek Drive, Riverview, FL

* Combat Zone Wrestling and DJ Hyde have agreed again to do
the annual Toys for Tots collection (in conjunction with the
Marine Corps Reserve) for the fourteenth year in a row as
they present Cage of Death XXI on Saturday, December 14 at
the Colossal Sports Academy at The Coliseum, 333 Preston
Ave, Voorhees Township, NJ.

* Battle On The Border Pro Wrestling presents "Christmas
Chaos" on December 14 at VFW Post 7570 in Harrison, OH.
Details to come on the charity to be benefited.

* Dropkick Depression presents To Infinity And Beyond on
December 14 at the Knights of Columbus, 61 Pine St, Old
Bridge, NJ with a 7:30 pm bell time. Main event: Terra
Calaway vs Jeff Cannonball in Terra Calaway's final match of
her career. Dropkick Depression helps raise funds for worthy
non-profit organizations bringing awareness to depression
and suicide prevention.

*Gangrel's Wrestling Asylum presents its third annual Toy
Drive on December 14 at The Casino at Dania Beach, FL.

* World League Wrestling returns to Troy, MO for Christmas
Bash 2019 will be taking place on December 14th at the Race
Wrestling Arena in Troy and you'll get the chance to see the
great wrestling action that WLW brings to the table every
time, but also help out the needy. This event is a food
drive for the Bread For Life Food Pantry in Troy. They are
in need of canned food items and dry cereal. To help them
out, WLW is hosting a raffle in which you can bring in 5
food items and have the chance to win a free smart tv! If
you bring in 10 items, you get 2 chances, etc.

* Dynamite Championship Wrestling holds its annual Toys for
Tots collection at its December 14 show at the Marydel Fire
Department in Marydel, DE.

* Eastern Panhandle Pro Wrestling held its Christmas charity
event, entitled Absolute Domination, on December 20 at
Middleway Volunteer Fire Company, Kearneysville, WV to
benefit Martinsdale Rescue Mission.

* Total Wrestling Federation returns on December 21 to
Colonial Theatre in Sacramento in Stockton, CA for Wreck The
Halls to collect toys for children at Shriner's Hospitals.

* Northeast Wrestling returns to the NEW Arena, 40 Peck
Road, Bethany, CT on December 21 for a special Toys for Tots
Event with Brian Pillman Jr.

* Universal Championship Wrestling presents Christmas Clash
4 Kids on December 21 (7:30 pm bell time) at the Upward Star
Center, Spartanburg, SC. Purchase tickets online at or

*Great Canadian Wrestling/Pop Culture Canada/New School
Wrestling return to Oshawa, ON on December 27 for Season's
Beatings to benefit Simcoe Hall Settlement House, collecting
canned and non-perishable goods.

* Pro Wrestling Eclipse presents its Holiday show in Oshawa,
ON on Friday, December 27 (2:00 pm bell time) at the Royal
Canadian Legion Branch 43, 471 Simcoe Street South, Oshawa,
ON in partnership with Feed The Need Durham. The Eclipse Cup
is one of the oldest awards in PWE tracing back to before
PWE ever existed. Previous winner have included Joshua
James, Tyler Tirva and most recently Jake Jones.

* DAWG Pro Wrestling will be holding a Toys for Tots and
canned food collection at their December 28 show at MaxFit
and Sports on 240 Delsea Drive in Glassboro, NJ.

* UWE Pro Wrestling presents Christmas Chaos on December 28
at the Wexford Civic Center in Cadillac, MI, collecting
Christmas gifts for those less fortunate.

Please email me your events, or message me at the PWBTS
Facebook page. I want to start listing these events as soon
as possible.

Until next time....

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