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Online benefit organized for businessman with cancer
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

PRESCOTT--A computer online fundraising benefit has been organized for Jim Lawton of Funkie Gardens in Prescott, who has been diagnosed with kidney cancer with possible bladder, prostate and lymph node involvement.

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Donations should be made out to the "Jim Lawton Medical Expense Account" and mailed to 1121 Pearl St., Prescott, WI 54021. Other ways people can contribute include:

--Gift card, any amount, Ptacek's IGA, Prescott, phone (715) 262-5636;

--Virgin Mobile $20 phone card to add minutes to "Pay As You Go" cell phone for family's use;

--Cards and letters mailed to Lawton at 1121 Pearl St., Prescott, WI 54021;

--Dinner entrees for the freezer;

--Gasoline gift cards for either BP or SuperAmerica;

--A note to Lawton at the Caring Bridge website:

www.caringbridge.org/visit/jimlawton

Lawton was diagnosed with renal cancer on Nov. 27. His wife, Jana, has been unemployed since Nov. 13 and there is a dispute about her getting unemployment. The couple is faced with paying premiums for health and life insurance for both of them totaling nearly $1,100 a month, besides mounting medical bills and other expenses.

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