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Otey’s Tavern Hosting Boiling N’ Bragging Event to Benefit Critical Care Transport Program at Children’s of Alabama

MOUNTAIN BROOK – The first college football tailgate party of the season is set for Saturday, Aug. 19 at Otey’s Tavern (244 Country Club Park, Mountain Brook) from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Boiling N’ Bragging, a benefit to help raise funds and awareness for the Critical Care Transport program at Children’s of Alabama, brings football fans of all ages together for this annual event.

For the ninth straight year, the 52 clubs of Rotary International District 6860 is partnering with Children’s, Otey’s Tavern and Charter Spectrum to host a football kick-off party and low country boil. Guests will enjoy live music, $1 drink specials and kids’ activities. Entertainment will be provided by Lance Taylor and Rockstar from WJOX’s Roundtable.

Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite college football team colors. Tickets are $25 in advance at or $30 at the door. Children age 10 and younger are admitted free. Street parking will be available. Sponsor opportunities are available by contacting Shelly McCarty at or calling 205.638.7478.

“We are thrilled about this partnership and couldn’t be more excited about this event,” said Jason Peterson RN, transport coordinator. “It’s a great opportunity for people in the community to not only come together to celebrate the start of football season, but also make a great impact on our program and the children we serve.”

About Critical Care Transport
The Critical Care Transport team originated in 1983, and works to meet the specific need of transporting more than 1,000 critically ill and injured children each year, and serves as a mobile extension of the hospital. The team members include highly trained registered nurses and respiratory therapists with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to provide age-appropriate care.

About Children’s of Alabama
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 46 other states and seven foreign countries last year, representing more than 676,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at