Bar Louie Stone Oak Donating $47,000 to Benefit Local Firefighters - KNOE 8 News; KNOE-TV; KNOE.com |

Bar Louie Stone Oak Donating $47,000 to Benefit Local Firefighters

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact pressreleases@worldnow.com.

SOURCE Bar Louie

Funds from Bar Louie's one-year anniversary events to go to Bexar County Emergency Scene Rehab

SAN ANTONIO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bar Louie, a neighborhood bar and eatery located at the Villages at Stone Oak, held four days of fundraising events from May 1 through May 4 in honor of its one-year anniversary. During the four-day span, Bar Louie agreed to donate all net sales as well as any money raised at its firefighter date auction to the Bexar County Emergency Scene Rehab.

Bar Louie

"While it was our original intent to donate our contribution to the San Antonio Fire Department, there were unforeseen circumstances that forced us to shift our donation to Bexar County Emergency Scene Rehab," Bar Louie General Manager Richard Gerber said. "We're elated these funds are going to such an amazing organization that provides service to emergency fire and response teams across San Antonio and surrounding areas."

Bexar County Emergency Scene Rehab (BCESR) is a non-profit volunteer organization that responds to emergency scenes and offers rehabilitation services to firefighters and other emergency response personnel. This extends to, but is not limited to medical and exhaustion treatment, hydration, shelter and food supplies needed to carry out the job. Volunteers are comprised of off-duty and retired emergency medical technicians (EMTs), firefighters, police officers and local civilians.

"We are beyond overwhelmed by the generous donation of Bar Louie," BCESR founder and local EMT, Robert Briggs said. "The number of people they are impacting for years to come is in the tens of thousands."

The majority of funds will be used to refurbish an existing bus, as well as purchase a new bus for their response fleet. "With the expansion of our fleet, we will now be able to respond to up to five scenes at any given time," Briggs said. Any additional remaining funds will be put towards supplies and education materials at their headquarters, where they hold free CPR classes and other fire safety classes.

"The most important thing to us is making sure the local community in San Antonio knows how much we appreciate their support over the last year," Gerber said. "Charity is a huge part of who we are and we know that BCESR will ensure the funds are put to good use and benefit the firefighters that support our local communities."

Bar Louie Stone Oak is located at 22610 US Highway 281 N. in the Villages of Stone Oak Shopping Center, and is open for lunch, dinner and late night dining from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday with the entire menu available until last call.

For more information on Bar Louie Stone Oak, contact (210) 819-6500. For other Bar Louie information, including franchise opportunities, visit barlouieamerica.com.  

For more information on Bexar County Emergency Scene Rehab, please visit bexarcountyrehab.org.

Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130906/MM75444LOGO

©2012 PR Newswire. All Rights Reserved.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Union Sheriff: Man was attempting to hire hit man to kill family members

    Union Sheriff: Man was attempting to hire hit man to kill family members

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:21:58 GMT
    UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News UPSO) - A Ouachita Parish resident was arrested by Union Parish sheriff’s deputies and investigators over the weekend accused of solicitation of murder.
    UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News UPSO) - A Ouachita Parish resident was arrested by Union Parish sheriff’s deputies and investigators over the weekend accused of solicitation of murder.
  • West Monroe man arrested for meth possession

    West Monroe man arrested for meth possession

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:09:38 GMT
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - West Monroe Police arrested a man early Sunday morning for possession of drugs.
    WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - West Monroe Police arrested a man early Sunday morning for possession of drugs.
  • Retired deputy drowns trying to save terrier

    Retired deputy drowns trying to save terrier

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:43:53 GMT
    Ret. Lt. Sam Vitter (Source: APSO)Ret. Lt. Sam Vitter (Source: APSO)
    PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says a recently retired deputy has drowned trying to rescue his Yorkshire terrier.
    PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says a recently retired deputy has drowned trying to rescue his Yorkshire terrier.
  • Areas of West Monroe test positive for West Nile

    Areas of West Monroe test positive for West Nile

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:31:42 GMT
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News OPMAD) - Three mosquito pools, representing three locations, have tested positive for West Nile virus in Ouachita Parish.
    OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News OPMAD) - Three mosquito pools, representing three locations, have tested positive for West Nile virus in Ouachita Parish.
  • MPD investigate Friday night rape report

    MPD investigate Friday night rape report

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-26 22:05:59 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police are investigating a reported rape from Friday night.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police are investigating a reported rape from Friday night.
  • Clerk wrestles gun away from armed robbery suspect

    Clerk wrestles gun away from armed robbery suspect

    Saturday, July 26 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-07-26 20:40:24 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery where a clerk fought a gun away from a suspect.
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery where a clerk fought a gun away from a suspect.
  • Group protests illegal immigration in Monroe

    Group protests illegal immigration in Monroe

    Saturday, July 26 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-07-26 22:29:54 GMT
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, a small group took to the streets of the Twin Cities, to protest illegal immigration. They call themselves, Three Percenters. They say they are dedicated to action, education and reform of government, they believe has gotten too large to effectively operate. 
    MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - On Saturday, a small group took to the streets of the Twin Cities, to protest illegal immigration. They call themselves, Three Percenters. They say they are dedicated to action, education and reform of government, they believe has gotten too large to effectively operate. 
  • Mom on teen's 9-month absence: She isn't pregnant

    Mom on teen's 9-month absence: She isn't pregnant

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:30:30 GMT
    NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true.
    NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - The mother of a 15-year-old New Hampshire girl reunited with her family nine months after she vanished says rumors that she was pregnant aren't true.
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KNOE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.