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Ribbons for Kellsey benefit Feb. 23


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Posted Online: Feb. 19, 2013, 9:42 am
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Press release submitted by Anna Casey


Ribbons for Kellsey is having Candy Bar Bingo night at the Milan Community Center on February 23rd, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. DJ and dance to follow. Dinner: chili, hot dogs, and chips. Bar service available. Entertainment for the whole family. Bake sale, raffle, 50/50, auction.

All proceeds will benefit Canine Assistants, a nonprofit organization that trains alert dogs for people with various disabilities.
Kellsey McGuire (7) of Milan has been on a waiting list for a canine assistant dog for five years. She suffers from epilepsy and has severe seizures that could be potentially fatal. If Kellsey's dream of having a canine assistant dog is realized, adults would be alerted BEFORE Kellsey has a seizure.

For more information find us on Facebook at Ribbons For Kellsey or www.ribbonsforkellsey.weekly.com























 



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