Fundraiser for burn victim tonight

A special barbecue dinner will be held at Cariboo Chevrolet on Mackenzie Avenue today, Friday, Sept. 23 to raise funds for burn victim Brent Holm.

A special barbecue dinner will be held at Cariboo Chevrolet on Mackenzie Avenue today, Friday, Sept. 23 to raise funds for burn victim Brent Holm.

The event will take place in conjunction with the dealership’s Moonlight Madness event running from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. this evening.

Brent Holm, 45, was severely burned when his vehicle burst into flames while he was changing a fuel pump on his truck Sept. 7. He was wearing Carhartt pants, which fortunately saved part of his body, but his face, right arm, right shoulder, and back were severely burned.

Friends and family are raising funds to help Holm, a welding contractor, who will miss work for an indefinite period of time as a result of the incident. The Brent Holm Burn Victim Fund, has been set up at the Williams Lake & District Credit Union for the cause.

Dr. Seuss Week

Begins

Sept. 24 to 30 is Dr. Seuss Week at the Williams Lake CRD Library to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the death of the famous and amazing writer Theodore Seuss Geisel. Read a Dr. Seuss book or colour one of the library’s Dr. Seuss colouring pages to enter a draw. Children an enter one colouring page a day until the contest closes on Sept. 30.

Dr. Seuss Week will finish off with a Dr. Seuss puppet show Horton Hears an Egg on Friday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. Registration is required as seating is limited to 40.