To the Valley News:
On the evening of Jan. 3, Howard and Amy Drake of Golf Course Road lost their home and personal belongings to a structure fire. Both Howard and Amy are life-long residents of Au Sable Forks who have always been a part of their community, particularly during the Annual Fast Pitch and Slow Pitch Tournaments hosted in July.
To show Howard and Amy the love, friendship and support they have given to so many people and local events over the years, friends and family have come together in helping these two wonderful people rebuild their lives.
A spaghetti dinner and live auction benefit will be hosted Jan. 18, at the American Legion Post 504/Au Sable Forks. Dinner will be served from to 6 p.m. followed by a Live Auction beginning at 7 p.m. The cost to attend the event is $8 (Adults), $5 (Children 12 & Under) & $5/Seniors. Take-Out will be available.
Mike Mussen, Sr., of “Music Inc. D.J. Service” has graciously volunteered his services as well as local music artist, Miss Tally Duell, who will be performing several songs during the benefit. Jessie Furnia will be hosting a Bake Sale during the event.
For general information regarding the benefit, please contact Sadie Hozley, event coordinator, at 586-1775. To donate to the Live Auction, please contact Jessica Douglass at 524-9818 or Jennifer Pulsifer at 524-9463. Jessie Furnia is coordinating the Bake Sale and may contacted at 647-2148 if you wish donate a baked good item. Cindi Murphy will be preparing the dinner and may contacted at: 647-8264. Paula McGreevy will be collecting monetary donations to assist Howard and Amy. To make a monetary contribution, please contact Paula at 524-9463.
The support has been overwhelming. We look forward to a day filled with love, friendship and support for Howard and Amy.