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Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Fundraiser for Van Laeken Family

On Saturday, December 20th from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Lowe's parking lot next to Walmart in Warsaw, there will be a Port-A-Pit chicken sale and bake sale in order to help with expenses the Van Laeken family has incurred over the past weeks.

Wawasee graduate Cheryl (Grady) Van Laeken is a fifth grade teacher at Milford School. She and her husband Mike had baby girl Makenna on October 22, 2008. Sadly, after weeks in hospitals, Makenna died on December 3, 2008. Our hearts go out to the Van Laekens.

It is not necessary to order tickets for the Nelson Port-A-Pit chicken; however, if you want to order tickets, you can email Christie Holst at


Anonymous said...

My deepest sympathy goes out to The Van Laeken family. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers throughout this very trying time.

Anonymous said...

If we wanted to just make a donation to the family, who would we contact?

Superintendent, Dr. Thomas Edington said...

Please feel free to contact Cindy Kaiser, principal of Milford School at 658-9444. Thanks you so much for your concern.