Name: Jeannie Winnekins
Address: Marinette
Why the benefit is being held: Winnekins has been living with a form of macular degeneration, Stargardts, since childhood. She is legally blind. Esight Eyewear, at a cost of $9,995, will give her the opportunity to see again. This technology can make Winnekins, with a 20:1,400 vision, see at 20:60. The funds will be used to assist in acquiring this innovative eyewear.
When the benefit is: March 17
Where: Marinette Moose Lodge, N5233 E Nettleton Lane, Marinette on Highway 180
Who’s putting it on: Marinette Moose Lodge
Contact person: Larry Liljestrand at 715-732-4152
Special details of the benefit: The benefit, which cost $10 per person, will include a corned beef and cabbage dinner with a salad bar and dessert and will run from 4 to 7 p.m. There will also be silent auctions and raffles.