by Jim Fossell

St. Charles, Missouri (September 9, 2021) – The St. Louis Ambush have partnered with the Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce and Ella’s Fearless Hero Lemonade Stand to raise money for the family of Lance Corporal Jared M. Schmitz, a native of St. Charles County. Corporal Schmitz is one of the 13 fallen service members lost during the August 26 airport attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The Ambush are holding a raffle for either an away or home jersey that will be autographed and framed for the winner. Each raffle ticket is $25 and can be purchased by texting “Jersey” to 843-606-5995 or online at The raffle ends at 10:00 p.m. on September 11, 2021. One hundred percent of the money raised will go to the Jared Schmitz Memorial Foundation and will be presented to Ella’s Fearless Lemonade Stand on Sunday, September 12.

Ella’s Fearless Lemonade Stand has raised over $80,000 for fallen soldiers. To learn more, visit her Facebook page at or the event page for the Memorial Fund at