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Gia Samuels benefit slated for March 8


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 1:03 pm
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Gia Samuels, the 5-year-old daughter of Mark and Heather Samuels, and granddaughter of Rod and Renee Jackson and Trevor and Isolyn Samuels, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in October 2013. Gia and her family spent 8 weeks in Memphis, TN receiving care at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The full course of Gia's initial treatment will take 2.5 years and includes multiple spinal taps, bone marrow draws and daily chemotherapy.
Please join us for a benefit to help the Samuels famiIy with the cost of Gia's continued medical care on Saturday, March 8 at Best Western, 315N Canal Street, Annawan.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance or at the door.
Taco and Nacho Bar from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Live Auction starting at 6:30 p.m.
Silent Auction, 50/50 drawing, Live Band "New Cover Up" & Cash Bar
To purchase tickets or for inquiries about donations, etc. please contact:
Tara Gripp 309-714-0069
Marissa Manuel 309-714-0229
Stephanie Heath 309-714-2848
***Monetary donations accepted for the Gia R Samuels Fund at any BankOrion location***
*Please, only new items for the live and Silent Auctions*





















 



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