A fundraiser for a burn victim will be held in Carrollton Friday evening. Click to hear KMZU’s Sarah Scott speak with Event Coordinator Phillip Smith:
Items for auction will be accepted up until the start of the event. The dinner gets underway at 6:00 at the Rupe Center in Carrollton. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children ages nine and younger. More information can be found by contact Smith at (660) 815-1509.
All proceeds will be used to pay the medical expenses of Chuck Ward, who was badly injured about two weeks ago. He was tending a brush pile at his home. He was taken to KU Medical Center for his wounds. Ward has a wife and 9-year-old daughter.
Those interested in contributing to Ward’s medical expenses may also donate to a trust set up at Carroll County Trust Company. More information can be found by calling (660) 542-2050.