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Messerli benefit draws many

Messerli benefit draws many

September 18th, 2013 in News

Serving the chicken strip dinner at the Messerli Benefit at the California Eagles Club on Saturday, Sept. 14, are, behind the tables from left, Kathy Allen, Karen Dameron, Kelley Owsley, Penny Harris, Cheri Messerli and Becky Bax .

Photo by David Wilson

The benefit for the family of Kelly David Messerli drew a large number of people to the Eagles Club Saturday, Sept. 14, for dinner, auction, washerboard tournament and a live band.

Activities included a washerboard tournament starting at 10:30 a.m., a live band, a chicken strip dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. and an auction.

The auction featured a variety of items including several frozen food products and finished by 11:30 p.m.

Many family members were present to help out and lend support. Messerli was a major in the Missouri Army National Guard at the time of his death March 31.