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Plant City Observer Friday, Jul. 21, 2017 1 year ago

7.21.17 Your Town

Fundraisers are being held for a nonprofit organization and a Plant City child awaiting a bone marrow transplant.

Fist Bumps for Jax

The second annual Fist Bumps for Jax fundraiser is taking place Saturday at the Corner Store, 121 E. Reynolds St.

The Diaz family, which owns the Corner Store, is hosting the event for their 3-year-old son, Jaxon. Jaxon was diagnosed with leukemia, but is in remission and is scheduled to have a bone marrow transplant in August. The event will have live music from Benji Padgett and the Corner Store will serve food. There will be a box labeled “Fist Bumps for Jax” for anyone who would like to contribute to the family.


Florida’s Youth at Heart Banquet

Florida’s Youth at Heart is a Florida chapter of the nonprofit organization “Outdoors at Last” Youth Adventures. The organization offers hunting, fishing and other outdoor experiences to children of military families and children with disabilities.

A banquet is being held at the Elks Lodge in Plant City at 6 p.m. July 29 to benefit the organization. It will include dinner catered by Hardwood BBQ, drinks and a silent auction.

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