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Benefit scheduled for Heron Lake family whose home burned

A variety of soups, sandwiches and desserts will be offered at the benefit, with a to-go option available.

Stock image of soup by Julia Kicova on Unsplash.
Stock image of soup by Julia Kicova on Unsplash.
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HERON LAKE — A soup and sandwich luncheon to benefit the Najera family, who lost their home to a fire on Dec. 23, is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Heron Lake Community Center.

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The program is free and will begin at noon at the Jackson Library, 2 p.m. at the Lakefield Library and 5:30 p.m. at the Heron Lake Library.

Gerardo and Griselda Najera have lived in Heron Lake since 1998.

A variety of soups, sandwiches and desserts will be offered at the benefit, with a to-go option available. All the donations will go to the family to help them start over. In addition, a bank account has been set up for the family at Security State Bank in Heron Lake for those who wish to donate directly.

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