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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Benefit set for May 22 for local man battling cancer

Friends and family of Lonny Vollan are holding a benefit in his honor May 22, from 4 to 9 p.m., at Phat Pheasant Pub in Windom.

The benefit, weather permitting, will be held outdoors.

There are a variety of ways to donate or take part in the benefit. For starters, raffle tickets for $20 each are on sale now for a Toro Time Cutter zero-turn mower as well as cash prizes totalling $4,000.

The event also will include:

•  A live auction starting at 7:15 p.m.
•  $1 raffle tickets for a drawing of donated items.
•  A 50/50 raffle.
•  A Corn Hole Board raffle (must be present to win).
•  A live band will play from 5 to 9 p.m.
•  A pulled pork meal for a suggested $10 donation.
•  T-shirts are available to purchase or order the day of the event.

All proceeds from the event will go to the Vollan family as Lonny battles stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma (head, neck and throat).

For more on Lonny’s cancer battle, see the story on the Faith & Family page in the May 12 issue of the Cottonwood County Citizen on newsstands now.

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