BBQ benefit helps ailing Santa with cancer battle
One by one the friends and family of C.J. Sowell gathered beneath the Rotary pavilion in the Copperas Cove City Park, giving a monetary donation and taking away a barbecue dinner as they showed their the love and support for the 50- year old man who has warmed the hearts of children throughout the community. Sowell has volunteered as Santa while serving 10 years as a children’s church teacher and 16 years as the owner of an in home daycare before leaving to work full time as grill master in the Flaming Bird Cafe in the deli of H-E-B Plus.
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