Benefit to be held for local man in Phoenix

Paul Miller, Class of 1989, JCB High School, Phoenix, has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease and Lyme disease. In addition to his treatments for ALS here, he goes to New Jersey to a Lyme disease clinic for treatments, not all of which are covered by insurance. Please come to VFW Post 5540, Culvert Street, Phoenix on August 15 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to support Paul and enjoy barbecued chicken and homemade sides and desserts.

Over $2,000 in valuable prizes have been donated for this benefit, including: "Henderson Farm" print No. 6 by MaryAnn McDougal; an antique Forestville German clock and a rope-hanging wall clock, from Jim and Linda Richardson; a new Radio Flyer wagon, from Wrightway Hardware; a die-cast model airplane that flies, Ernie Sperato; hand-crafted stained glass lamp-shade, heater, glass and tile top oak tables, glider chair and foot stool, black nylon fabric futon, bamboo setee, brushed silver floor lamp, standing chrome shelf unit, ceiling light, and chandelier from Keith and Carol Conroy; Pampered Chef from Gina Margrey; Photo Cards by Beth Twitchell; handmade afghan by Carol and Gary Eckert; china ice tea dispenser, Doris Pace; Norman Rockwell china bells and wildfowl collectible plates with certificates from Sharon and Dick Sweet; NASCAR items from Rich Suppes; Jen-Vine style by Jennifer Chapman; themed gift baskets from Eileen Pallotta, Julie Buczynski, Diane McFarland Coffee Group, Trade Secret, Shear Colour and Carlton Cards; gift certificates from Gino and Joe's, Sal's Pizza, Lennon Jewelers, Red Lobster, Nice 'N Easy, Village cleaners, Paine's Greenhouses; NY Yankee pictures, Money and Ball Game, Lily print, covered dish casserole,6-piece fishing kit, and High School Musical Dance bundle from Jack 'n Jill's.

Admission is $10.00 pre-sale or at the door. There will be music by Whirling Discs DJs. Call 698-1532 for tickets, or pick them up from Pat Berard at Music in the Park in Phoenix on Monday nights.

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