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Steve Mathews was involved in a motorcycle accident while riding on the Big Bikes For Little Tikes charity ride in May. His medical expenses have hit over $150,000 so far. This only includes 1 hospital and does not include home care and follow up visits. He is also not able to work and will be off work for at least 3 months if not more.

There will be a benefit for Steve and his family on Saturday, September 20th at the Long Branch Moon Light Pavilion in Cataract beginning at 12:30pm. There will be a live DJ, food, a bake sale and more.

This benefit will help pay for Steve's hospital bills and other family expenses.

To donate directly, please click here.

For more information, please visit the event's Facebook page.

 

 Connie (Lamb)Garber has been fighting a devastating battle against breast cancer.

There will be a benefit for Connie on Saturday, September 13th at the Warrens Lion’s Club from 11am-5:00pm.

There will be food, raffles, a silent auction and a bake sale! Plus, music from DJ Steve Jorgensen!

Donations can also be made at F&M Bank in Tomah or Warrens, under the “Fight Against Breast Cancer Fund on behalf of Connie Garber.”

For more information, please visit the event's Facebook page.

5th Annual Jon Smith Memorial Ride

Funds raised will be donated to help promote suicide prevention.

Saturday, September 13th starting at 10am.

Ride starts and finishes at Riley's Bar & Grill in Wilton, WI. Stops will include Thunder Alleys in Kendall, Dog House in Elroy, Bull Pen in Hillsboro, Dirty Turtle at Castle Rock Lake, Rivers End in Ontario and Rotten Brothers in Clifton.

There will be 50/50 raffles at each stop, a silent auction, door prizes and music at the post party from DJ Josh Lamb.

For more information, please contact Toni Smith Jensen at (608)317-9384 or Tammy Nevin at (608)387-0531. You can also visit the event's Facebook page.

One Day, One Cause

Cancer benefit for Nathan Sankey

In February, 8 year old Nathan Sankey was rushed to the hospital with a tumor on his brain. After hours of brain surgery to remove the tumor, Nathan had to relearn how to walk, talk and live all over again. Nathan and his family then traveled to Boston for specialized Proton Radiation Treatment.

Now Nathan is back in Tomah, but has to endure 9 more months of chemotherapy, which is destroying his frail body.

There will be a benefit for Nathan and his family on Saturday, September 13th starting at 1pm at Kelsey's Class Act & Smoke's Elbow Room in Tomah.

There will be live music from six bands along with a silent auction, raffles, food & drinks, bean bag games and more!

For more information, please visit the event's Facebook page.

In 2009 we rode for 11-year-old Jonathan Hoff of Chaseburg. Before Jonathan was even 2 years old, he was diagnosed with his first cancer. Then, at age 9, Jonathan was diagnosed with another form of cancer, and underwent 7 months of intense chemotherapy. Jonathan’s cancer returned several times between 2009 and 2013 when he tragically lost the battle.

The 2nd Annual "Shootin' For A Cure" will be held on Saturday, September 6th at the Coon Valley Conservation Club from noon until dark.

Proceeds go towards a scholarship at Westby High School and the Chaseburg Cancer Run/Walk.

3D-Bow Shoot - $10 entry fee

25 Round trap shoot - $10 entry fee "BRING AMMO"

Family Shoot - $30(All additional rounds will cost $5)

"SHOOTIN FOR A CURE" t-shirts will be sold for $15

There will be a police K-9 demonstration around 3-4 pm

For more information, contact Cory Leis at 608-452-2016 or check out the event's Facebook page!

Kevin "Katter" Steele was diagnosed with AML(Acute Myeloid Leukemia) in April of 2014. Kevin underwent chemotherapy in Rochester and is now awaiting a bone marrow transplant.

 

There will be a benefit for Kevin and his family on Saturday, September 6th from 2-8pm at St. Mary's School Gym in Caledonia

 

There will be a live auction, cash raffle, bake sale, tip boards, gun raffles, food, beverages and more!

 

Cash donations can be made to:

Kevin Steele Family Benefit

c/o Merchant's Bank

1 Sprague Square

Caledonia, MN 55921

For more information, please visit the benefit's Facebook page.

The Inaugural "Revved Up For Autism" run is Saturday, August 23rd.

The ride leaves La Crosse Area Harley Davidson at 11am.

$20 to register in advance, $25 the day of. Live music, raffles, food, drinks and more at Syl's Place in Barre Mills after the ride!

For more information, click here or here!

Cody Davis, a 12 year old boy in La Crosse, is losing his eyesight due to a degenerative disease.

There will be a benefit wrestling show on Friday, August 15th, 2014 at American Legion Post #52 in La Crosse, at 7:30 PM. 100% of the proceeds from ticket sales and raffle ticket sales will be going directly to Cody's Bucket List.

For more information on Cody's Bucket List please click here.

For more information on the benefit wrestling show, click here










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