Rockin' for Lindsay benefit planned


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Posted Online: Jan. 08, 2013, 8:04 pm
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A Rockin' for Lindsay benefit will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Alexis Fieldhouse, 101 N. Holloway St.

Lindsay Murdock, 26, developed complications resulting in a stroke after the birth of her son, Easton, on June 10, 2012. She had several brain surgeries and spent 13 weeks in the hospital. Although she still is in a light coma, she is receiving intensive therapy at On With Life, a rehab facility for those with brain injuries.

The benefit will includea spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. (donations accepted), a Danny Everhart concert from 7 to 11 p.m., silent and live auctions and a bake sale.

For more information, visit facebook.com/events/371603472930996.

















 



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