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Benefit to aid fallen soldier's daughter

by jmaloni
Thu, Jun 3rd 2010 09:00 am

Contributions from businesses and individuals still are being accepted for a benefit for the young daughter of Alan Dikcis, the Wheatfield soldier who was killed in Afghanistan in March.

The benefit, organized by a committee of local residents, will be held Saturday, June 12, at the American Legion Post 1451 at 6525 Ward Road in Wheatfield.

Doors will open at 2 p.m. The USA Band will entertain between 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. A spaghetti dinner will be prepared by the staff from the Orleans-Niagara BOCES, followed by a basket auction starting at 5:30 p.m.

To make a basket donation, call Don Wallace 693-1922. Checks can be made out to The Benefit for Sophie Brown and deposited at any M&T Bank location.

Alan Dikcis grew up in Wheatfield and was a graduate of Niagara-Wheatfield High School.

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