AURORA, Wis. - Cornerstone Community Church in conjunction with residents from the town of Aurora, along with area business and many volunteers are putting on a benefit for the Dan Weber family called "Hands Held High" on Saturday, Aug. 10. The event will take place at the Hillcrest School in Aurora from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
On Nov. 2, 2012, Dan Weber was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) by a neurologist in Green Bay. On Dec. 13, 2012 this diagnosis was confirmed at Mayo Clinic. There is no known cure for ALS and Dan was told he had one to five years on average to live.
Dan and Renee are courageously battling this prognosis and have incurred heavy medical expenses.
Dan and Renee Weber are pictured with their sons, Logan and Colton. “Hands Held High” a benefit for the Weber family, will be held Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Hillcrest School in Aurora.
The event begins with a Zero Gravity extreme action bike show at noon. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. there is a Kid's Carnival with many games and prizes and a Bouncy House. During the Kid's Carnival there will be drawings and a silent auction with some great gifts from area businesses and private donors including two tickets to the Packers/Lions game on Sunday, Oct. 6.
From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. the Boss Grant Johnny Cash Revue will be providing live music in the pavilion.
From 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be food and beverages served in the pavilion which includes hamburgers, brats, chicken brats, hotdogs, chips, porketta and nachos and cheese.
"This is a family friendly event," said a spokesperson.
Cash donations can be made out to Hand's Held High for Dan at the Aurora Financial Center. For further information call Tanya Neuens at (715) 889-4013 or Elise Neuens at (715) 589-4106.