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Nov 15th - Family Barbecue and Dance Fundraiser

On Saturday, November 15, the Pasco Moose Lodge, the Finley Foundation and
the Finley Grange will host a fundraising Family Barbecue and Dance at the
Finley Center, featuring the band Barnstormers.

Dinner will be served from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  The dance will follow from 8 to
11. Admission to the dinner and dance is $10 per person; price of dinner
only is $5; admission to the dance only is $6.  Students will receive $1 off
with student ID, and children age 5 and under will be admitted free.

Proceeds from this event will be divided to support the Finley Foundation
and to help the family of baby Madelynn Coats with expenses related to her

At 2 months of age, Madelynn Coats was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid
Leukemia. She is now almost a year old, and is recovering from a bone marrow
transplant in Portland.  Her family hopes to bring her home by Christmas.

The Finley Foundation is a nonprofit organization staffed entirely by
volunteers.  Its mission is to establish and manage a community center, the
Finley Center, in the old Finley Elementary School building.

The Finley Center is located next to Finley Middle School, at 222204 E. Game
Farm Rd.

Press questions: Contact Karen Ferns of the Finely Community Center 509.
582-8292 or Becki Coats, Madelyn Coats Grandmother at 509.531.2184