Stories tagged with: Benefit

October 27, 2012 - 7:51pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

 A benefit was held at Tree of Life church to help a little boy and his family.

5-month-old Elijah Holliday suffers from several heart conditions, and had to have surgery just days after his birth. Saturday a prayer run and dinner were held to help raise money for the family. 

"The rain kind of put a damper on things." explained Elijah's mother, Chrissy Holliday. "I think we had ten or twelve go on the prayer run, and said it was awesome."


February 25, 2012 - 6:41pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

A little girl is receiving an outpouring of love and support.

Callista Lynch was born four weeks ago with Spina Bifida and fluid on the brain. Her mother Kim said she was terrified when she learned of Callista's diagnosis, but now, she's just happy to have her baby girl.

"Now that she's here, we know that we have a whole lot of physical therapy ahead of us, we have a whole lot doctor's appointments, but she's, I mean, she's a great baby. She's very calm, she's just like...

February 11, 2012 - 9:52pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Family and friends of a deceased Zanesville woman gathered at the Bible Methodist Church for a benefit in her honor.

33-year-old Laurie Flowers was found dead in a family member's garage on McIntire Avenue in January.

Saturday's benefit featured an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner, a raffle drawing and a Chinese auction.

All of the money raised will help her three children...

"She didn't have any life insurance and she needed help with the funeral expenses,...

March 14, 2011 - 6:25pm
5 years 23 weeks ago

The Dresden community is helping out one of its own.

Sons of the American Legion Post 399 is hosting a benefit for Andrew Prince. He is a Staff Sergeant in the Air Force and was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma several months ago. He is currently receiving treatment in Arizona. The group wanted to raise money to help ease his medical expenses.

"That's what the sons organization is about to support the veterans, he's local, we do a lot of benefits here for...

January 8, 2011 - 7:39pm
5 years 32 weeks ago

The community supports a fellow veteran and biker tonight at A Benefit for Brandon.

After getting seriously injured in an ammunition dump explosion in Iraq, Brandon received The Purple Heart. But Brandon's hardship did not end there, this past October, he was in a motorcycle accident in Crooksville causing him to have five surgeries. Brandon's girlfriend Shelly says she thanks the community for coming out tonight to Old Licking View School and supporting Brandon with their donations....

January 4, 2011 - 6:35pm
5 years 33 weeks ago

One Zanesville family is asking the community to help a local hero.

Mother Kelly Salisbury says her 28-year-old son Brandon Shaver joined the military when he was 19.  While he was in Iraq, he was seriously injured in an ammunition dump explosion.  He was then awarded The Purple Heart in Washington D.C.

"We were at Walter Reed. He received it at Walter Reed. And there is so many soldiers who have gotten hurt and he doesn't think anything of it. To him, he did his...

November 6, 2010 - 4:37pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

The community is rallying behind one local boy, who they say is quite the fighter.

A benefit was held for eight-year-old Cameron Taylor at Adamsville Elementary School. He was diagnosed this past June with a rare form of bone cancer; part of his leg had to be removed in September after chemotherapy treatments were successful.

"On the bright side he actually was cast for his first prosthetic leg two weeks ago, just this week he got to go up and try on his prosthetic leg...

October 9, 2010 - 4:35pm
5 years 45 weeks ago

A special cause is giving bikers another chance to ride.

More than 80 bikers gathered for a poker run at East End Cafe to benefit Cindy Sharrer. Sharrer was assaulted last month after a man robbed the Lighthouse Inn where she was working, threw her in a cooler and attempted to light the building on fire.

"A woman that's been a friend of mine for years, her husband got injured in a motorcycle wreck years ago and she's been taking care of him, he's in a wheelchair and...

October 2, 2010 - 8:28pm
5 years 46 weeks ago

A Zanesville mother says she is thankful for her family and friends.

A benefit was held Saturday afternoon at Terry's Tavern in honor of her son, Tyler Hardin, 19, who was murdered in July.

"It really touches my heart to know that so many people care and are concerned and I can't even begin to thank the people that have come together on this," said mother Kim Saunders.

Saunders says she knows her son is looking down and would be proud of the support given to...

October 2, 2010 - 8:21pm
5 years 46 weeks ago

The community is also remembering a Zanesville Man who lost his life on the Y-Bridge last month.

Family and friends held a benefit Saturday afternoon to help raise money for Ryan McCuen's funeral arrangements. The 28-year-old died after his car crashed and caught fire.

"It was a complete shock, we we're not expecting to lose him like that, we were getting ready to celebrate his birthday five days later," said relative Ian Ford.

Ford says the day was devoted...

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