Name: Jakoby Stockwill, son of Whitney Corrigan and Dustin Stockwill
Address: Bark River
Why the benefit is being held: Jakoby was born with a congenital heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot. Jakoby has had open-heart surgery at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, to repair his heart defects and his pulmonary valve. He will need a second open-heart surgery to repair additional heart defects. Funds raised will help defray travel and medical expenses.
When the benefit is: March 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live auction begins at 5.
Where: Bark River Senior Center, Bark River
Who’s putting it on: Family and friends
Where to send donations: Peninsula Federal Credit Union, 301 N 30th St., Escanaba MI, 49829. Checks should be made to Jakoby Stockwill. Matching funds will be provided by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
Special details of the benefit: A spaghetti dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. Music will be provided by Chance Encounters throughout the day. A bake sale, raffles and 50/50 will be available. The live auction will begin at 5 p.m.
Contact information: Doreen Bower, benefit chairperson, 906-466-0155, or Sherry Corrigan, 906-789-9667.