2nd Annual Plane Pull Fundraiser a Success

See photos from the event here!

The Dumas Wesley Community Center held its 2nd Annual Plane Pull Fundraiser on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Brookley Aeroplex.

16 teams competed against each other to see who could pull a 130,000 pound Airbus aircraft the fastest over 12 feet. The Mobile County Sheriff’s team won the First Responders Division and VT MAE won the Community Division for the second year in a row. VT MAE was also the overall Grand Champion.

Dumas Wesley Community Center is grateful for the community support of event sponsors, team sponsors, donors and in-kind donors, vendors, and volunteers who helped make this a successful event. Your generosity will allow Dumas Wesley to continue providing life-changing programs for low-income families, vulnerable seniors, single mothers, at-risk youth and homeless families.

2017 Teams 

First Responders Division: Navy Recruiting Station Mobile, US Army Recruiting Center Mobile, US Coast Guard ATC Mobile, Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station Mobile, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, Mobile Fire Rescue

Community Division: Thames Batre Insurance, Christ United Methodist Church, Airbus Final Assembly Line “Airbus Tuggers”, Baker High School Football Team, Continental Motors “Plane Tough”, Airbus Engineering “Team Engineering, Russell Thompson Butler & Houston, LLP, Southern Light, Continental Motors Team #2, Team Dumas, VT MAE

Thank you to our generous Title, Presenting and Team Sponsors for the Dumas Wesley Community Center’s 2017 Plane Pull! This fundraiser would not be possible without your support!

Dumas Wesley Community Center’s Plane Pull Title Sponsors:


Dumas Wesley Community Center’s Plane Pull Presenting Sponsors:


Team Sponsors:

Joe Bullard is sponsoring the Coast Guard ATC Mobile Unit

Old Shell Road Small Animal Hospital is sponsoring Team Sheriff from the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office

Christ United Methodist Church is sponsoring Baker High School Football Team and the Navy Recruiting Center of Mobile

Regions Bank is sponsoring the Mobile Fire Rescue Team

The Mobile District of the United Methodist Church is sponsoring the Marine Corps Recruiting Team

Kraver’s Restaurant is sponsoring the US Army Recruiting Center Mobile

Donors: Poarch Band of Creek Indians and Waite’s Cleaners

In-Kind Donors: Newman’s Ambulance, Batman Food Truck, Cammies Old Dutch Ice Cream Shoppe, Whole Foods Market, Taylor Power Systems, Sadie Weldon Photography, Greene & Phillips and the Coca-Cola Bottling Company


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