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Island Falls Fire and Ambulance Benefit

Island Falls -

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 Shriner’s Hospital in Boston in an attempt to save her leg.

While care at Shriner’s is free, there are other medical costs already associated with this accident, as well as the out-of-pocket expenses for Allison’s family to travel to, and stay, in Boston. To provide much-needed help to Allison’s family, Island Falls Fire and Ambulance is sponsoring a “BBQ & Blues Benefit” 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, “Northern Maine’s Premier Blues Band” 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 iffd708@gmail.com.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Joseph A. Levesque III, Ambulance Director

Telephone Number: 207-540-4286

Website: http://

Email: iffd708@gmail.com