Police, firefighters compete in oyster-eating contest for charity
Beaverton and Lake Oswego police officers, along with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters, will go head to head on Saturday as part of the Second Annual Shuck It Oyster Eating Competition at Ways & Means Oyster House, 7331 S.W. Bridgeport Road.
The charitable event, where participants eat as many raw oysters as possible, runs from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Bridgeport Village restaurant.
Every oyster eaten will add $3 to the donation pool with the winning team selecting the charity of their choice to receive the money. Teams are competing to raise funds for the following charities: Just Compassion, The Oregon Fallen Badge Foundation, and Beaverton Police Department's Shop with a Cop Program.
In addition, $1 from every brunch dish sold from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will benefit the winning charity. The event will be emceed by Wesleigh Ogle, a local reporter for KATU television.