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Benefit Saturday for Anchor Laura Lee's Family

Posted at: 08/14/2013 9:54 PM
Updated at: 08/16/2013 10:53 PM



(ABC 6 NEWS) -- A benefit is scheduled for Saturday evening in Rochester to help ABC 6 News Anchor Laura Lee's family with mounting medical bills.

Laura's husband Abe was involved in a serious motorcycle accident this summer. He suffered multiple broken bones and a traumatic brain injury. Abe is recovering, but it is a long and expensive journey.

The ABC 6 News Team is hosting a benefit Saturday night at the Elks Lodge in Rochester. It is from 5:00 - 9:00 with food, LIVE music, and a comedian. There will also be a photo booth, and silent auction and raffle items.

We are asking for a $20 suggested donation, with children 12 and under free. That said, any donation is greatly appreciated.

The community support following the accident has been overwhelming. We'd like to thank the following businesses, individuals, and organizations for helping us with the benefit.

Piggy Blues Bar-B-Que, John Hardy's Bar-B-Q, Mrs. Gerry's, Silver Lake Foods, Tolly's Time Out, Canvas and Chardonnay, Younkers, Hormel Foods, Rochester Arts Council, The Elks Lodge of Rochester, Jill Zimmerman, Mary Gould, Jellywine, Logan Nielsen, Holiday Inn Austin, Holiday Inn Express Rochester, Super 8 Rochester, Pannekoeken, Toppers Pizza, Cousins Subs, Pescara, Victoria's Ristorante and Wine Bar, Austin Chamber of Commerce, Austin Bruins, ACS Computers, Northwest Liquor, Work Out World,  Papa Murphy's Pizza, Bear's Den, Wild Bill's Sports Saloon, Dooley's Pub, Chester's Kitchen and Bar, Wellness 1st Chiropractic, Tara Johnson of  Keller Williams Realty, Rochester Family Y, Rochester Motor Cars, Cinemagic Theaters, Matchbox Children's Theatre.