Name: Sonny Seymour
Why the benefit is being held: Seymour was diagnosed with Wieacker/Wolff syndrome at six months old. This causes contractures involving hands and feet at birth, visual difficulty, learning difficulties, small airway, brain abnormalities and respiratory issues. Geneticists in Milwaukee have never seen this before and have very little information about it. He needs medical equipment such as lifts, wheelchairs and standers to allow him to stand up.
When the benefit is: Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Lee’s Family Foods, French Street, Peshtigo
Who’s putting it on: Friends and family
Where to send donations: Badger Credit Union
Special details of the benefit: Brats, burgers and hot dogs will be served.