Ross UMC serves community by hosting football season 'kickoff dinner' for Dyersburg High School


The Dyersburg High School football cheerleaders were among those who attended season "kickoff dinner" at Ross United Methodist Church in Dyersburg, Tennessee. (Submitted photo)

Ross United Methodist Church (UMC) in Dyersburg, Tennessee, joined with the Quarterback Club of the Dyersburg High School Booster Club to host a "kick-off dinner" for the school’s football team and supporters.

The event took place Aug. 15 at the church with Brandon Shields, sports editor and lead high school football writer for The Jackson Sun newspaper, as the speaker.
More than 140 boosters, students, community leaders, school administrators, players, cheerleaders, and dance team members participated, according to a report from the church.
The team and guests enjoyed food provided by a local restaurant, the United Methodist Men and United Methodist Women of Ross UMC, and the Quarterback Club.
Local businesses made financial contributions to help underwrite the event.