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23 year-old Blake Schnick is from Brownsville and was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and is currently undergoing chemotherapy.

Blake is a graduate of Caledonia High and a member of the Brownsville Fire Department.

There will be a benefit for Blake on Saturday, November 29th at the Brownsville Community Center starting at noon.

There will be a silent and live auction, a bake sale, food, drinks, a raffle, and more!

For more information contact Doug and Lynn Skinner @ 507-482-6346.

You can also visit the event's Facebook page

On September 25th, Brad Miller was involved in a motorcycle accident on his way to work. Brad is the Service Manager at Rod's Ride On Powersports and a very valued employee. He was taken to Gunderson and was admitted into the ICU with severe injuries.

Brad is now at home recovering with his wife, Tasha, and their two children. He is expected to be off work for months for recovery and therapy.

Brad's helmet and protective gear ultimately saved his life.

To help raise money for Brad and his family for medical expenses, Rod's Ride On Powersports is currently selling T-Shirts for $10. ALL of the proceeds from the sale of these shirts will go directly to Brad.

Please help Brad and his family during this very difficult time. Stop in at Rod’s to buy a t-shirt.

Rod's Ride On Powersports is located at 4140 Mormon Coulee Court in La Crosse.

They are open Tuesdays from 9am-7pm, Wed-Friday from 9am-6pm and Saturdays from 9am-4pm. 

Jeremy Cuff recently went to the clinic to get a mass removed from the back of his head.

Tragically, the mass turned out to be a Solitary Fibrous tumor, a rare type of cancer.

Jeremy will be going through five weeks of radiation, followed by a surgery to remove the tumor.

There will be a benefit for Jeremy on Saturday at the Depot on St. Feriole Island in Prairie Du Chien starting at noon.

There will be live music, auctions, raffles and more!

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


Last May, Garrett Benzing had a pain in his left leg. After undergoing tests, Garrett was diagnosed with Alveolar Rhabdomysarcom(RMS), a somewhat rare form or cancer.

On August 21st, Garrett had his left leg amputated mid-thigh as part of his treatment.

Garrett will undergo months of chemo and eventually surgery to remove the tumor.

There will be a benefit for Garrett and his family on Sunday, October 5th from noon-4pm at the Sparta American Legion.

There will be food, live & silent auctions, raffles, door prizes and more!

Proceeds of the benefit will be used to cover treatments and expenses not covered by the family's insurance. If you are unable to attend but would like to contribute, monetary donations can be made to:

Garrett Benzing Cancer Fund

1st Community Credit Union

1000 W. Wisconsin St

Sparta, WI 54656

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

Jared Jergenson was raised in Houston, MN and is a 1989 graduate of Houston High School. He served in the US Navy for 4 years and is a veteran of Operation Desert Storm.

In 2013, Jared was diagnosed with Stage III Mutiple Myeloma, a blood cancer.

To date, Jared has gone through 5 months of chemotherapy followed by a bone marrow transplant this past January and another in May.

There will be a benefit for Jared and his family on Saturday, October 4th at the Houston Hoedown Grounds from 2pm until 8pm.

There will be raffles, a silent auction, live auction, music, food and more!

Cash donations can be made directly to:

Jared Jergenson Cancer Benefit

Eastwood Bank

PO Box 518

Houston, MN 55943

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

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.

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