Benefit for M. Heiting, July 14

MENDOTA – Michael’s Battle Buddies will be hosting a benefit for Michael Heiting on Sunday, July 14 from 1-6 p.m. at the Mendota Elks Lodge, 707 Indiana Ave.

Food, DJ entertainment, 50/50 raffle and silent auction items will be available. The cost is a $10 donation at the door.

Heiting, 17, a student at Mendota High School and a Boy Scout, has been diagnosed with cancer. He has had three surgeries so far and is being treated in Peoria. His treatment consists of five-hour treatments six days per week every three weeks. He started treatment in March and is currently still undergoing treatment. He has been very sick, requiring him to stay in the hospital at times. His mother, Holly, and father, Sam, have been by Michael’s side through his battle.

Everyone is invited to come out and help support Michael. No one fights alone.