Friday, May 28, 2010

Benefit for Natasha McShane - June 4th at Engineers Local # 399

Let's Pack the Place! Great People always step up to help families in trouble. Every business in my neighborhood of Morgan Park is festooned with posters announcing fund-raising benefits for suffering families - it's a cultural thing. A young girl was savagely beaten near to death and her family needs help. Great people are on it. I'll see you there!

Natasha McShane, an exchange student at the University of Illinois, Chicago, was robbed and beaten with a baseball bat on April 23, 2010, on Chicago’s northside. The attack was a horrible crime with devastating effects.

A group of Chicagoans, including Mayor Daley, Sheriff Tom Dart, Jim Tyree, CEO of Mesirow Financial and former Sheriff Mike Sheahan are hosting a fundraising for Natasha. This event will be held on Friday, June 4, 2010 at Local 399 Operating Engineers hall. The location is 2260 South Grove Avenue (Cermak & Canal) The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. and end when the Blackhawks game is over (approximately 10:00 p.m.) Admission is $40.
Please join us for the event or make a donation to help defray her increasing medical costs.

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