Benefit slated for fire victim

NELLISTON-A benefit is being held Sunday to help a Fort Plain boy injured in a fire.

Elks Club No. 2621 is hosting a benefit and fire-safety awareness event from 2 to 6 p.m. in honor of Dennis Abare Jr., 8, of Fort Plain, a fire victim.

The benefit will have a chicken barbecue, a pig roast, entertainment, a silent auction, raffle prizes, a bake sale, a fire safety demonstration and activities and games for kids.