FORT COLLINS, Colo. (June 2, 2016 ) – Clays’ Ace Hardware, a locally owned and operated Ace Hardware store located at 1001 E Harmony Rd. in Fort Collins, is hosting Grill Your Ace Off, a grilling competition and fundraiser, on June 5, 2016, from 12-2 p.m. The event will benefit Pathways, a local nonprofit that provides expert medical and comfort care for individuals with an advanced medical condition and their loved ones.

Local chefs from Outback Steakhouse, Tap’s Restaurant, Ryan’s Sports Bar and Grill and 5280 Culinary, along with Clays’ Ace Hardware, will face off in a grilling competition for the chance to be named the Grill Your Ace Off winner.
Community members are invited to come out to taste and judge the chefs’ creations at the event. Votes can be cast by donating $1 per vote, and all proceeds will go to Pathways. The restaurant that gets the most votes, or the most donations, will be the overall Grill Your Ace Off winner.

About Pathways
Established in 1978, Pathways is a non-profit agency providing exceptional hospice care in the last months of life, palliative consultation and counseling for those with long-term serious illness and community-wide grief support for residents of Larimer and Weld counties in northern Colorado. For more information, visit

About Clays’ Ace Hardware
Located in South Fort Collins, Clays’ Ace Hardware is family owned and operated. Clays’ has a strong commitment to the community and in addition to their promotion with Foothills Gateway, they have sponsored many local nonprofits, including Habitat for Humanity, the Namaqua Center, and many local schools and scouting organizations.

For additional information about Clays’ Ace Hardware, visit