….The River Rats 12 Benefit
Sunday, July 29 11A-8P
40 & 8 Park in Burlington
This family friendly event will include games for the kids from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Burlington Fire Department will have a fire engine and smoke house on display. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be available during family time.
Several local bands such as Captive Set Free and Spazm will play throughout the day. A hog roast dinner will be offered from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
The day will be rounded out with live and silent auctions. Live auction items include tickets to the Cubs and Cardinals, Air Choice One airline tickets, Henry Repeating Arms Rifle (made in the USA), and Winegard Portable Satellite dishes. For more detailed information visit the River Rats 12 Benefit page on Facebook.
The benefit will help the families of the 12 young adults involved in the boating accident that occurred on May 19, 2012. The funds will be distributed to the families who are in need of financial assistance for funeral and medical expenses.
Monetary donations can be made at any time at Midwest One Banks either in Burlington or Ft. Madison under the name of River Rats 12 Benefit.