Organizers debut Mayberry Kicking Lupus Cornhole Tournament

By David Broyles

May 19, 2014

Organizer and lupus thriver Barbi Manchester sets up a sign Saturday announcing The Remedy Band will perform at the Mayberry Kicking Lupus Cornhole Tournament. A kickball tourney also will help raise money to find a cure for the disease. A new “Mayberry Kicking Lupus” website has been launched at

Volunteer Lisa Johnson warms up by tossing cornhole bags Saturday morning during the Mayberry Kicking Lupus Cornhole Tournament. Spokesperson Barbi Manchester, who was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus, said organizers wanted to break the traditional fundraising mold with the tourney which was held on Trinity Street behind Old North State Winery.