A benefit for former Neligh resident, Shelly Meyer, is being planned this month.
Shelly was diagnosed this June with Stage 3 colon cancer. She has had surgery to remove the tumor and has undergone special treatment and chemo therapy in Reno, Nevada.
Meyer is a 1995 graduate of Neligh-Oakdale High school and the daughter of Mary and Larry Reuss of Neligh. She lives at Camp Fontanelle located near Nickerson, Nebraska with her husband Trent and four children, Hannah, Josiah, Makenna and Micah.
The benefit for her will be held from 5:30-10 p.m. on Friday, October 16 at the Arlington Veterans Club in Arlington, Nebraska.
There will be a meal provided of pulled pork sandwiches, potatoes, corn, beans and desserts. The ticket price will be $10 for adults, $5 for children and ages five and under get in for free.
The silent auction will close at 9 p.m. Those attending are asked to RSVP their tickets to confirm their attendance. Money will be collected at the door.
It is asked that all donation checks to be made out to "The Shelly Meyer Foundation."
For questions about the benefit please contact Shannon Foust 402-720-4210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There is also an online GoFundMe account set up to accept donations as well.