Annual Sydney Hopper Memorial Horse Show to Benefit Local Family Hit by Flooding

HAWTHORN, Pa. (EYT) – The 4th Annual Sydney Hopper Memorial Horse Show, set for August 10 at Redbank Valley Municipal Park, will benefit a local family whose home and business were hit hard by recent flooding.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bussard family, owners of Full Throttle X-Tremes, located along State Route 66 just north of New Bethlehem.


The Bussard’s lost their home, vehicles, and suffered damage to their business in the flooding that occurred in New Bethlehem on Friday, July 19.

The show, which start at 9:00 a.m., will feature food, drinks, and t-shirts for sale for $11.


Following the show, at 5:00 p.m., there will be additional events in the skating rink, including a Chinese auction, drinks, food, and more.

If you’re interested in donating a Chinese Auction item, buying a t-shirt, or have questions, contact Patty Smith at or 814-229-9748.


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