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Pitchin' For Wishes Charity Cornhole Tournament

September 13, 2014

Time :

11am - 4pm

Location :

Midtown Park in North Hills
4020 Market at North Hills St
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Andrew Roby, Inc. and The Select Group are busy planning the Triangle’s first annual Pitchin’ for Wishes cornhole tournament benefiting Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina®. The family-friendly event is set for Sept. 13 at Midtown Park in North Hills.

“You can’t beat a family-friendly afternoon at the park, while raising money for a good cause,” said Will McKendry, Andrew Roby’s Triangle vice president. “Pitchin’ for Wishes has raised more than $500,000 for various charities, so we are excited to bring the event to Raleigh to grant more wishes and spread more love.”

Pitchin’ for Wishes holds the Guinness World Record for largest cornhole tournament. If you’re interested in playing in the Raleigh event, the registration fee for a two-person team is $50. The first-place team wins $750, the second-place team wins $250, and every participant gets a T-shirt. If you prefer to watch, Pitchin’ for Wishes is free for spectators and offers activities for all ages.

There are other ways to get involved and help make the wishes of Triangle-area children come true. Pitchin’ for Wishes organizers are seeking event sponsors – if interested, contact Christian McCall with Andrew Roby ( or (704) 401-0671) or Erica Hinkle with The Select Group ( or (919) 459-1049).  

For more information about the Pitchin’ for Wishes Cornhole Tourney, including sponsorship, volunteer opportunities, registration and entry requirements, visit

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich their lives with hope, strength and joy at a time when they need it most. For many, it marks a turning point in their fight against their illness. The average cost to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina is $7,500. The organization will grant 200 wishes this year, but there are more than 200 qualified children waiting for their wishes. The organization relies solely on fundraising support from the local community. 

Andrew Roby is the premier custom residential contractor in the Carolinas, specializing in new homes and renovations. The company was founded more than 60 years ago as a one-man remodeling firm and has grown into the largest in the region with offices in the Triangle, Charlotte, Boone and Atlantic Beach, N.C. With fine materials, unsurpassed craftsmanship and a commitment to customer service, Andrew Roby produces one-of-a-kind homes that feature style, luxury and comfort. Andrew Roby is part of the Roby Family of Companies, which also includes Roby Commercial, Roby Electric, Robee! and Robycross. Visit

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