McKennon Wimberly Relief Benefit and Bull Riding Is Back On For March

Fort Worth, TX (February 9, 2011)- Bull rider McKennon Wimberly suffered a number of serious injuries at an event in Anaheim January 22nd.  He suffered multiple fractures in the jaw and face as well as a fractured left shoulder.  He had to have his jaw wired shut and was hooked up to a ventilator for several days.  The good news is he has showed several positive signs in the weeks since and is improving daily.


The McKennon Wimberly Relief Benefit and Bull Riding has been scheduled for March 24, 25, and 26, at the

Palo Pinto Co. Livestock Assoc. Arena

 Mineral Wells, Texas

On Thursday, March 24th, there will be a $10 BBQ Dinner as well as a silent auction.  That will start at 6:00PM and end at 10:00PM.  The 3-Year Old Derby will take place March 25th at 7:00PM.  On the 26th, there will be a 2-Year Old Futurity at 10:00AM, Mutton Busting at 2:00PM, and a 4-Year Old Classic at 7:00PM.


Entries open on Saturday, February 12th, and the books will close Saturday, March 5th.  For more information on entries, sponsorship opportunities, or anything else with the rider benefit, call 817-565-6708.  Also, you can send an email to:  This is a great cause for a great young man and bull rider.


Benefit Golf Tournament:

Presented by Dave Samsel

Canyon West Golf Course, Weatherford, TX

March, 26th, 2011 8am Shotgun start

2 man scramble $110 per man

Lunch provided by Arizola's

for more info call 817-832-2131



Donations can be made to:

McKennon Wimberly Benefit Fund

C/O First Financial Bank

College Park

P.O. Box 1299

Weatherford, TX  76086



Silent Auction Donations:

McKennon Wimberly Benefit Fund

606 Southland Dr.

Weatherford, TX 76086


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