Forum staff reports, Published January 21 2011
Two local fundraisers planned for Chris LoeA spaghetti dinner and $500 cash raffle fundraiser for Chris Loe, formerly of Dilworth, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 23, at the Dilworth Community Center.
A second fundraiser is planned Feb. 20 at The Venue in Fargo.
Loe was born and raised in Dilworth. He and his family live in Las Vegas, where he is a music educator in the public schools. He was recently diagnosed with leukemia, is undergoing chemotherapy treatments and is unable to work.
Loe has strong ties to the local music scene, and the event at The Venue will feature music by CMD, The Arthurs, 24/7, Tripwire, At the Emporium, Tim Mahoney, DK All Stars, Stomp Box Karate, 3 Legged Monster and Mata Hari.
Doors open at 3 p.m. with music starting at 5. A $5 donation will be accepted, and there will also be live and silent auctions.
Proceeds will help defray expenses for the family.