On Thursday, March 31st from 7-11pm at Eye Level Art Gallery, Operation Home and Home Team BBQ present Gimme Shelter, a festive evening with a theme that celebrates a legendary Cuban night. The event will include beer, wine and specialty drinks including The Hemingway, Mojitos and famous Frozen Painkillers, on site hand-rolled cigars in a Havana lounge, a small silent auction, innovative multi-media entertainment and live Cuban music. Additionally, pit-master Aaron Siegel will be jerk-rubbing pork and chicken and then cooking them low and slow in Home Team’s wood fired smoker. Accented with a Cuban-inspired rum BBQ sauce and citrus juices, these items will be accompanied by grilled pineapple spicy rice and wild and crazy black beans.
Tickets are $65 each and can be purchased online at www.operationhome.org/events. Event Sponsors include 105.5 The Bridge, Baker Bishop, Charleston Artist Collective, Charleston City Paper, Charleston Home Magazine, Charleston Picture Company, Eskimo Advertising, Fat and Juicy Bloody Mary Mix, Filigree, Highsmith Insurance, Law Offices of Simons & Dean, Marsh Contracting, Olson & Good Attorneys at Law, Shuttle Hogs, South Carolina Bank and Trust, Tiller Construction and Yarborough Applegate, LLC.
Operation Home’s mission is to help low-income residents of Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties remain in their homes by increasing safety and accessibility through the coordination of critical home repairs. Their work focuses on the people the most in need including households that contain children, people with disabilities or older adults. Since its inception, hundreds of homes have been repaired by Operation Home, totaling in excess of $1 million. Operation Home is committed to ensuring that no person has to live in a home that is inaccessible or dangerous.
For more information about the event or Operation Home, please visit www.operationhome.org.