Benefit planned to help with medical expenses

A fundraiser is planned to financially support a Bartholomew County resident’s upcoming kidney transplant.

The event, Nathan’s Fight, will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds, 750 W. County Road 200S. Proceeds from the event will support local resident Nathan Bell’s upcoming kidney transplant.

Participants can enjoy music by Universal DJ and Karaoke, a silent auction, kids games and face paint, and a meal of hot dogs, sloppy joes, potato salad and baked beans. A raffle for a 55-inch HDTV  is planned.

There will also be a mobile blood drive from 3 to 6 p.m., with pre-registration at donorpoint.org.

To donate items to the auction, volunteer or for more information, contact Chris Hancock at chal_han@yahoo.com or 812-593-1399, or Audra Springman at audra33@live.com or 765-561-0502.

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at kevener@therepublic.com or 812-379-5633.