Myrtle Beach charity events kick off in April

Source: Kicks and Ties charity
Source: Kicks and Ties charity

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A series of fundraising events are scheduled this month for a charity involved with Myrtle Beach High School.

The event, Kicks and Ties, helps with Athletes Impact and Hope House, which provide a good environment for homeless teens enrolled in Myrtle Beach High.

The inaugural Kicks 4 Hawks Dance kicks off Friday, April 25 at the Elks Lodge located on 27th Avenue North. This benefit is from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Food, drinks, great music and fun for those 16 and under will be featured.

The benefit will allow children to get dressed up with their kicks and have a ball with their friends.

Attendees are asked to bring a pair of their new or gently used tennis shoes.

Following the dance, the Kicks & Tie Gala present Comedy After Hours with Carl Payne begins at 8:30 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Speedway.

The benefit will feature Carl Payne, actor and comedian, best known for his role as Cole Brown on the Fox Network TV series 'Martin' and his recurring role as Theo Huxtable's best friend Cockroach on the NBC series 'The Cosby Show'.

Tickets for this show may be purchased by contacting the box office at (877) 722-3527. Tickets are $20 per person or $40 for upgrades to the box suites.

The speedway is located at 455 Hospitality Lane in Myrtle Beach.

On Saturday, April 26, the events continue with the 2nd Annual Kicks and Ties Gala.

The gala will be held at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes on Amalfi Place. It begins at 6:00 PM

The benefit will feature the Tru Sol Band & FauxShow performing live music. A silent auction will also be featured along with the entertainment. Several guest speakers will also be present.

Tickets for Kicks and Ties II must be purchased in advance and are available online:

Tickets cost $45 per person or $85 per couple and includes dinner and drinks.

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