BENTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Benton County is coming together to serve up some delicious Italian food – and to help out a local family.
The County's EMS, volunteer firefighters, Benton Emergency Management Agency and community members are serving a spaghetti benefit dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Sacred Heart School Gym.
The dinner, which will be free (with donations encouraged), will include salad, breadsticks, drinks and desserts. Donations will go toward the Tyrone and Tracy Emilson family.
"Another great thing about our community is how we all come together in a time of need. Most of the items for the dinner have been donated from local businesses or people." Benton Community School Corporation Superintendent Destin Haas said.
"Our motto or theme for Benton Community Schools for the past two years has been a 'United, Student Centered School Corporation,' with the Emilsons having two children who attend Benton Central Junior-Senior High School, we feel we should help out in any manner we can," Haas said. "I invite everyone to come in, bring their families and friends, enjoy a great meal, and help us raise funds Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013."
There is also a fund set up in the Emilsons' name at Fowler State Bank.
For more information about the event, you can contact Haas via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 765-884-0850.
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