Benefit dinner set for cancer-stricken girl

| 21 Feb 2012 | 10:43

    STOCKHOLM - Meaghan Collins, an 11-year-old Stockholm resident, is suffering from a rare form of bone cancer.  She has been going through treatments since last December and has reached the point where surgery is needed.  After surgery, there will be another series of extensive, long-term treatments. To help pay for the surgery and treatment, the "Friends of Meaghan Collins" will host a benefit dinner from 7-11 p.m. on May 21 at St. John Vianney Church, Route 23, Stockholm. The group has opened an account at Lakeland Bank, Route 23, Newfoundland, NJ  07435.  Donations made out to "Friends of Meaghan Collins" will be accepted at any branch office or mailed to the above address. The organizers ask that adults only attend the dinner. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased by calling 973-208-9660 or 973-697-1417.