ISLAND FALLS -11 year-old Allison Botting of Stacyville was seriously injured on June 2nd when a power line fell on her. She is currently undergoing a series of surgeries at the Shrinerâ€™s Hospital in Boston in an attempt to save her leg.
While care at Shrinerâ€™s is free, there are other medical costs already associated with this accident, as well as the out-of-pocket expenses for Allisonâ€™s family to travel to, and stay, in Boston. To provide much-needed help to Allisonâ€™s family, Island Falls Fire and Ambulance is sponsoring a â€śBBQ & Blues Benefitâ€ť on June 26th from 4pm-9pm at the Island Falls Town Office.
The minimum suggestion donation for this event is $10. Food will be prepared and served by volunteers from Island Falls Fire & Ambulance, and local businesses are already donating goods and services to be raffled off; donations for raffle items are still being accepted.
The evening will wrap up with a live performance by Doubletap, â€śNorthern Maineâ€™s Premier Blues Bandâ€ť whose high-energy performance will keep their fans from sitting too long. For more information on this powerhouse trio, please visit www.DoubletapBlues.com. They have also set up a web page for collecting donations: www.DoubletapBlues.com/allison.php.
For more information, please contact Joseph Levesque III, Ambulance Director for Island Falls Fire & Ambulance: 540-4286 or email@example.com.
Contact Name: Joseph A. Levesque III, Ambulance Director
Telephone Number: 207-540-4286