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Benefits set for young cancer patient

Tuesday, March 2, 2004

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Charlotte Williams
KOSHKONONG -- A benefit for a Salem, Ark., girl with ties to Koshkonong and Mammoth Spring will be held Feb. 28 at the Koshkonong Gym.

Charlie Williams, 14, is suffering from a rare form of bone cancer in her right knee. She is undergoing chemotherapy treatments at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. She is the daughter of Theresa Williams of Salem, Johnny Williams of Mammoth Spring and the granddaughter of Darrell and Wanda Gill of Koshkonong.

The Family Tradition Band will play at the Bluejay Gym from 7 to 9 p.m. in an effort to raise funds for the Williams family.

Family Tradition Band members include: Kelly Sutherland, Terry Sutherland, Larry Rowe, Greg Collins, Jessica Collins, Dave Strosider and Eddie Wood. Cost of admission to the concert will be a donation.

Benefit organizers said there will also be a drawing for a CVA 209 Ultra Mag. gun during the benefit.

A second benefit has been planned for Williams on March 6 at Irish Dream, located at 303 Front Street in Thayer.

The benefit will start at 5 p.m. with entertainment provided by Lee Butler and Mike Wicker.

A meal will be served at $3 a plate or $4 a plate to go.



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