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Jim Meendering benefit is Saturday

SHELDON, Iowa -- A benefit event for Jim Meendering will take place from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Crossroads Pavilion, 301 34th Ave., Sheldon. This past June, Meendering was diagnosed with sarcomatoid carcinoma, a rare form of bone cancer. He is ...

SHELDON, Iowa - A benefit event for Jim Meendering will take place from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Crossroads Pavilion, 301 34th Ave., Sheldon.

 

This past June, Meendering was diagnosed with sarcomatoid carcinoma, a rare form of bone cancer. He is undergoing treatment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. In July he had surgery on his arm to put a plate on his humorous to secure the bone, following by a series of radiation treatments and his first round of chemotherapy in mid-August.

 

Meendering and his wife of 27 years, Lora, have four children. He serves on Matlock, Iowa’s fire department and city council, and is currently employed at the Sheldon location of Coop Gas & Oil.

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A meal featuring grilled burgers, hand-cut french fries, smoked baked beans and watermelon will be available for a free-will offering. Bake sale items will be available at the pavilion from 8 a.m. until gone, and silent and live auctions are also scheduled.

 

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/jimmeenderingbenefit .

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