Benefit for Paul Szach planned for Sept. 7

Paul Szach, 44, of Dunkirk, is facing a number of medical issues. His disability benefits have expired and now he is on unpaid medical leave. His family and friends are asking the community to be “PAULSTRONG” at a benefit planned for Sunday Sept. 7 from 1 to 6 p.m at Rookies on the Lake in Dunkirk.

Szach is well-known in the community as a 26-year member of Murray Hose Company #4 and as a member of area drum and bugle corps. Currently he is an officer of WNY Drum & Bugle Corps Alumni Association, Inc.

Benefit tickets are $15 each and include: a hot roast beef dinner catered by Pat Tripp, three discount beverage tickets and a door prize. Pre-sale tickets guarantee dinner if it is picked up by 4 p.m.

There will be live music by Zen City from 3-6 p.m. Raffles include a 2015 Hillview Golf Course Season Pass, a 50″ LED 1080p TV, a gas grill with condiments basket, and a Mr. “Lucky Lotto Man”(dressed to the hilt in lottery scratch-offs). A fantastic silent auction, and 50/50 raffles as well as several items for “tip sheet” raffles including a framed $100 bill, a Keurig coffee maker and gift cards.

Advance tickets are available from Carol Pietrkiewicz, Cathy Deszcz, Danny Rancka, Debbie Pasierb, Elaine Tippens, Gary Sutter Jr., Irene Cosme, Jane Wiant, Janelle Hawkins Sysol, Jessica Smith, Judy Krzyzanowicz, Lois Tworek, Lori Szach, Lorraine Cole, Mary Jane Szach, Mary Porto, Maryjane Russo, Melanie Graves, Patty Odebralski or Ron Szach. Tickets will also be available at the door.