6/17/17 – More fundraisers have been announced to aid the family’s affected by the Didion Milling explosion. Jack’s Tap in Portage will have a Meat Raffle at 3pm on July 8th. Feil’s Supper Club in Randolph will donate their profits from all meals served from 4pm till 8pm on July 10th. Also, Royal Printing will be hosting internal fundraisers for their employees. On June 20th and 22nd, they will be selling walking tacos and on June 27th and 29th they will have an ice-cream sundae bar.
David Scrima of T Shirt International was contacted by Cheryl Jarvis of Waukesha and he has very generously donated 500 t-shirts. They are still finalizing the design but the design will include the slogan Cambria has Heart. When available we will be selling these shirts for $20.00 a piece, therefore if all are sold we will make $10,000.00 for the Benefit Fund. An announcement will be made when the t-shirts are available.
The First Presbyterian Church Food Pantry is collecting items for the families of Didion Milling. Items most needed are: diapers, soap, shampoo, deodorant, toiletries, feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes, paper towels, detergent, and gas cards. Small and medium sized boxes for packing food and goods in are also needed. The collection site has been changed to the Cambria-Friesland School at 410 East Edgewater Street.
Don Klug of the Columbus Pick N Save has very generously volunteered to cater a benefit meal on Saturday, July 15th from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Cambria-Friesland School at 410 East Edgewater Street, Cambria. The Cambria Kiwanis Club and C-F school district will assist with set up, serving, and clean up. This will be a 2 pc. Chicken dinner, coleslaw, potato wedges, potato salad, beverage, and cookie for a minimum $5.00 donation. All proceeds will go the Benefit Fund.
The Red Cross has a series of blood drives scheduled throughout the area. The First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam is holding drive from 11:30am until 5:30pm Monday and from noon to 5pm on Tuesday, June 6. The Landmark at Charleston House in Beaver Dam will host a blood drive on June 19. Three blood drives are planned in Columbus at the Zion Lutheran Church on June 13, Columbus Health and Rehab on June 21 and Columbus Community Hospital on June 29. On June 29, there will also be a blood drive at Edgewood Church in Waupun.
The Kattywampus Quilt Guild invites you to join them in making sixteen Prayer Quilts for the families
most affected by the Didion Mill explosion. They will be quilting on Friday, June 30
and Saturday, July
in the Cambria Community Room at 115 West Edgewater Street, Cambria. If you can help please
contact Tami Eisenga at 920-960-3652 or Phyllis Fuller at 920-296-9215. If you have an embroidery
machine and would make the personalized labels please contact Kathy Nehmer at 920-326-3814. The
Prayer Quilts will be available for anyone interested in saying a prayer as they tie a knot during the
Benefit Dinner on July 15
held at the C-F School at 410 East Edgewater Street.
The Kattywampus Quilt Guild is inviting residents to join them in making sixteen Prayer Quilts for the families affected by the incident. There will be quilting opportunities on June 30th and July 1st in the Cambria Community Room at 115 West Edgewater Street. Contact Tami Eisenga at 920-960-3652 or Phyllis Fuller at 920-296-9215. If you have an embroidery machine and would make the personalized labels contact Kathy Nehmer at 920-326-3814. The Prayer Quilts will be available for anyone interested in saying a prayer as they tie a knot during the Benefit Dinner on July 15th at Cambria-Friesland School at 410 East Edgewater Street.
A fund has been set up at the National Exchange Bank in Cambria to donate to the families. Funds can be mailed or dropped off at:
Old Mill Foundation Didion Benefit Fund.
%National Exchange Bank
118 West Edgewater Street
P.O. Box 338
Cambria, WI 53923