7,000 people are bitten by venomous snakes annually.


Our mission is to educate the public on the reality and dangers of venomous snakes and provide resources to support related medical advancement.



We had an exciting and successful fundraiser for our 9th annual Spurs and Pearls. We would like to acknowledge the following:

Sponsors: JS Bridwell Foundation, Bryant Edwards Foundation, The Fain Foundation- Peyton’s Pearls

Marchand Roofing & Construction, United Regional Health Care System, Kell Auto Sales, Prosperity Bank- Pistols & Pearls

Olney Hamilton Hospital, Electra Memorial Hospital, American National Bank & Trust- Silver Spurs

We would also like to thank Teresa and Duane Covert for providing their beautiful venue, The Rock Barn in Henrietta, TX.

Standard Sales donated beer for this amazing event as they have done for 9 years! We appreciate their continued support!

Peyton’s Project would also like to thank Darin Reed Catering, Iowa Park 4-H helpers, bartenders, Susan Campbell and Cindy McCormack and bar backs, Mike Olsen and Donnie McCormack.

Our photographer this year was Michael Cervantes, who did a fantastic job!

Peyton’s Project wants to highlight the contributors for Peyton’s Packages/Raffle items:

Olsen Stelzer boots donated by Olsen Stelzer- winner Jennifer Reece

Custom Fire Pit donated by The Burn Shop- winner Angie Forrester

Lasered Luxury donated by Envy Med Spa- winner Karly Frantom

Taurus Judge Revolver donated by Mac and Connie Cannedy- winner Travis Campsey

Custom Hunting Knife donated by Trey Edwards- winner Travis Campsey

Restaurant Packages:

Pelican’s- donated by Donna and David Hale

Cheddars- donated by Cheddars

Cracker Barrel- donated by Cracker Barrel

Chili’s- donated by Chili’s

McBride’s- donated by Ford Swanson

Buffalo Wild Wings- donated by Sharon Lewis

Texas Roadhouse- donated by Amanda Gonzales

Olive Garden- donated by Lonnie and Sal Ramirez

After winners were drawn, the gift cards were auctioned off twice, raising more funds for our project. The final winner donated them to the 4-H helpers, reflecting the generosity of our supporters.

Peyton’s Project would also like to send out a heartfelt thank you to Debi Neely for donating our Spurs and Pearls koozies and another thanks to Schenk & Schenk Attorneys at Law for donating the signature drink glasses.

Our appreciation goes out to Charis and Robby Rhoades for serving our signature drink, the classic margarita, always a STOUT success!

Karl Cove has served as our sound guy for many years, and we thank him for his hard work!

We are grateful to Peyton’s grandparents, Mark and Connie Toby, for hosting the meet and greet with Tony Arata.

Capping off our night of wonderful entertainment by the incomparable Tony Arata, Brent Hillery graciously auctioned off hand written lyrics of The Dance that were signed by both Tony Arata and Garth Brooks. The lucky guy to take those home was none other than MARK TOBY!

See y’all same time next year! Stay tuned for pictures. If you would like to be added to the invitation list, please email your mailing address to executive.director@peytonsproject.org.



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