Benefit event slated for Saturday

AMSTERDAM — A benefit for Brian Opalka will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Elks Lodge, 8 Fourth St.

According to a new release, Opalka is being treated for brain cancer, and his family needs our assistance with co-pays, travel, bills, etc. Brian and Karen both are not working, and also have four children.

Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door, but children under 10 are free.

The event will include raffles, food and a 50/50.

For tickets or more information, call Sue Hagadorn at (518) 858-2011 or Kristin Hitchcock at (518) 866-0766.