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Benefit for Lori Holforty on June 6 at Roche Harbor Pavilion

A benefit auction-concert-dinner is scheduled for June 6 at Roche Harbor Resort for Lori Holforty, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.   - Friends of Lori Holforty
A benefit auction-concert-dinner is scheduled for June 6 at Roche Harbor Resort for Lori Holforty, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
— image credit: Friends of Lori Holforty

A benefit is scheduled June 6 in the Roche Harbor Pavilion for Lori Holforty, who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

The event has been organized by Holforty's friends. Holforty, 46, is a familiar face in the local food service industry. She worked at Downriggers for 15 years and at Roche Harbor's McMillin's Dining Room the past four. Proceeds will help cover the costs of her household and medical bills, as well as cancer treatments, as she battles the disease.

The silent auction is from 3-5 p.m. The live auction, emceed by Boo Boo Keane, begins at 5 p.m. The benefit will feature appetizers prepared by Roche Harbor Head Chef Bill Shaw and live music by The Jesus Chords.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Haley's, at Market Chef, and at the door. Donations can also be made to the Lori Holforty Medical Fund at Islanders Bank.

For more information, call 298-4392 or e-mail candace131@hotmail.com.

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