On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Pfc. Charles N. DeGlopper Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9249 is sponsoring a benefit at the Grand Island Knights of Columbus Hall, 1841 Whitehaven Road, for the Briggs family. Ray Briggs has been battling various health issues for the past few years. Now Donna Briggs has recently been diagnosed with stage-4 lung cancer.
The event will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. Benefit tickets are $20 and include food, soda and beer with a cash bar available. A basket raffle, 50/50 split raffle and other large ticket items will be featured in raffles. For tickets, call Steve DeMarco at 716-990-6976, Kathie Mehltretter at 716-983-4312, Mark Steward at 716-812-6306, or Kathy Butcher at 716-775-5522.