The Rock Foundation was created in the summer of 1999, by the staff of 95.7 The Rock. For the past 15 years, you've helped us help individuals, organizations and families in time of need. Since the Foundations inception, we have been humbled by the continued support and generosity of you, the kick-ass Rock listener.

 

If you have a friend, family member,
or neighbor that has been struck by
tragedy and could use a helping hand,
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In June of 2017 Jim LeFevre was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. CLL is a blood and bone marrow cancer. In the fall of 2017 he had some complications with Chemotherapy, causing treatments to stop. He still is waiting for approval to resume chemo.

Jim is a wonderful husband and father; loved by all who meet him. He is a US Army veteran of 23 years and active member of the Sparta Community, volunteering for many events, such as the Neon Zumba or Fun Run for the Sparta Parks and Rec. Department.

Jim's family and friends are throwing him a benefit/8 pin tap tournament this weekend Feb 3rd at Strike Zone in Sparta, details below!

4 PERSON TEAMS (ANY COMBINATION OF MEN & WOMEN)
SHIFT TIMES: NOON & 3 PM
COST: $60.00 PER TEAM
($15.00 PER PERSON)

THERE WILL BE A BAKE SALE AND RAFFLES DURING THE TOURNAMENT.
THERE WILL BE A 50/50 RAFFLE FOR EACH SHIFT

PLEASE CALL THE STRIKE ZONE TO RESERVE YOUR LANES
608-372-2118

On Friday 8/4/17, just 3 months after her second child was born, Alisa Brahm suffered a massive stroke, after several days in ICU and stroke recovery unit, Alisa remains in the rehab unit at Mayo in Rochester where she works with physical, occupational, and speech therapists every day. Since she is unable to work or care for her children and her husband Matt makes frequent trips to see her, their friends are throwing a benefit on Saturday the 27th with silent auction and more at the Moose Lodge from 5-10p for more info on Alisa benefit and to read more about her story, go here: ALISA'S BENEFIT

Renee Lund was diagnosed with stage III lung cancer in 2015. After 18 months of aggressive treatment she was classified as No Evidence of Disease (NED). In October 2017, she was diagnosed with an aggressive recurrence of cancer, this time with limited treatment options. This diagnosis has greatly affected her family both emotionally and financially. Both Renee and her husband Ron are military veterans and Renee works as a registered nurse. The Lund family is one of the most generous and kind-hearted families, and certainly deserving of our support.

On Saturday February 24, 2018, a benefit will be held for Renee and will help support the Lund family through difficult times. The money raised will go to the family’s medical bills and daily expenses. The benefit will be held at the Holmen American Legion from 2pm-10pm; and will feature a chili supper, silent auction and raffles.

If you would like to assist in contributing to this event either in the form of monetary donation or through a donated item for a silent auction or raffle drawings, have questions or need additional information, please contact:

Kelly Wing

P: 608  780  6028

This past summer, Lane Cade, a Westby 7th grader was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, he is currently undergoing treatment at a local hospital. Due to the vast medical expenses a benefit has been set up for Cade and his family at the Eagles Club in Viroqua on 11/5 from 12p-5p with a live auction starting at 3p, there will also be a silent auction as well as Chinese raffle and more. For more information you can visit the Lane Cade Benefit Facebook Page and monetary donations can be dropped off at WCCU in Westby. Questions can be directed to Vernel at 608-386-5401 or Theresa at 608-385-5866

DeeDee's been diagnosed with Constructive Bronchiolitis Obliterans which is a rare lung disease that can effect anyone & the only treatment that has known success is a double lung transplant. DeeDee has been accepted on the Lungs transplant list @ UW Madison Hospital and has good insurance however, it is an extremely expensive and long process & DeeDee's husband John will also have to be off work for a month at minimum to stay in Madison with Dee. Due to these forthcoming expenditures, DeeDee Dehnke's friends and family are having a benefit. The benefit will be held on October the 7th at the VFW in Cochrane with a bean bag tourney, Chinese Raffle, live music from Divided Highway and more. To read more about DeeDee's story and to get details on her benefit, head to the benefit's event page on Facebook!

In July, Roger was diagnosed with Anaplasmosis (tick borne disease) and West Nile Virus (Mosquito borne Infection). Roger suffered severe symptoms and has spent weeks in Rochester at Mayo. He received care in the ICU-Critical Care Unit and Respiratory Unit. He is currently going through Intensive therapy. Roger is still at Mayo in Rochester.

Roger is an awesome dad to his four daughters, Shannon Ely, Sheyann Wieczorek, Hillary Vold, and Heather Pryor. He's also an amazing grandpa to all his grandbabies!!

Roger and Gloria are active community members, and his family & friends are looking to help them in return. Please help support Roger and his family by attending his benefit!

The Benefit will be held at Hilltop Bar and Grill in Fountain City, starting at 3pm. Food will be served from 4-7pm, there will be a Poker Run (see below for details), DJ, Silent and Live Auctions, Sportsman Raffle with gun boards and more!!! Join us for food, fun, and a great cause!!

Poker Run - sign up will be 10:30 at Stockyard's in Dodge leaving at 11:00 & ending at the Hilltop!

ROGER TULIUS BENEFIT EVENT PAGE

 

The La Crosse Police Professional Non-Supervisory Association is having their 8th annual Putt'n for Pooches golf outing and fundraiser to benefit the La Crosse Police Department K-9 program. The outing will take place 9/11 at Forest Hills and will include 18 holes of golf and a reception at Brothers with food, door prices, raffles and a silent auction.

The funds raise from this event will go to ensure that the four K-9's and their handlers have the best and most up-to-date equipment and training. to keep the community safe.

If you wish register or get more info on the event, go here: https://www.cityoflacrosse.org/police/k9golf

Thomas Suhr has been battling stage 3 colon cancer since November 2016 and he has endured several setbacks and problems that have now caused the Dr to have to stop his treatment. This is obviously very scary because his cancer is very aggressive and he needs the treatments to hopefully save his life! Right now we are waiting to find out if the cancer has spread to his brain and if the chemo has caused damage to his heart😔 Thomas' family have planned a benefit for August 12th at the Onalaska American Legion and are hoping to raise enough money to help him receive some alternative treatments as well to help him live on while he fights to save his life.

Benefit Facebook Event Page

BENEFIT FLYER

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