Benefit for Rowdy Woodward August 2 in Broken Bow

BROKEN BOW—Another benefit has been put on hold since March 27 due to COVID-19 concerns and state restrictions. But this Sunday, August 2 is the benefit for Rowdy Woodward from 5 to 8 p.m. at the 4-H Shooting Sports Building at the Custer County Fairgrounds in Broken Bow.

Rowdy has been dealing with Huntington’s disease since he was younger and it has begun to take a toll on his life requiring lots of continued medical attention. According to the Mayo Clinic, Huntington’s is a rare inherited disease that causes the breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. “Huntington’s disease has a broad impact on a person’s functional abilities and usually results in movement, thinking (cognitive) and psychiatric disorders.”

Sunday’s event will benefit the family and assist with expenses such as trips to Omaha and other unknown medical expenses.

A free-will donation supper of pulled pork sandwiches, beans, and chips will be available this Sunday and a silent auction will also be held. Some silent auction items include a fire pit, jewelry, Scentsy, makeup, metal art, and baked goods. Entertainment will be provided by Tazalea Scott and Kash Peterson.

Rowdy’s wife, Leslea Ellingson-Woodward, posted on Facebook a thank you for all of the continued prayers for the family.

Contact Jeana Storms for questions or to donate silent auction items at 308-880-1381.

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