September 10, 2007

'Raise the Rouf' benefit to help Natalie Roufs fight cancer

Fundraiser set for Sat. Sept. 29 in Green Isle

By Kristen Miller
Staff Writer

A benefit titled “Raise the Rouf” is set for Saturday, Sept. 29 to help raise money and show support for 24-year-old Natalie Rouf who is currently fighting breast cancer.

Daughter of Dave and Sue Roufs of Waverly, Natalie resides in Arlington and works as a licensed practical nurse at Glencoe Regional Health Services.

Though she is suffering from cancer and undergoing chemotherapy treatments, Roufs continues to attend Ridgewater College for her registered nursing degree.

This past year, Roufs was nominated and chosen for a Friends Care Hearts Share fundraising event.

Friends Care Hearts Share Inc. is a non-profit organization with the goal of raising funds to help one local nominee with high medical expenses.

For its first year, the organization has chosen Roufs.

The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 29 at Green Isle’s Club New Yorker from 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

With a suggested $20 donation, the event will offer an opportunity to purchase a variety of raffle tickets for drawings, live music performed by Trailblazers from 4 to 7 p.m. and Kadence from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., food, and refreshments.

Raise the Rouf benefit for Natalie Roufs

The benefit will take place at Green Isle’s Club New Yorker, Saturday, Sept. 29 from 4 to 12:30 p.m.

The event will feature live music, drawings for prizes, food and refreshments.

A $20 donation is suggested.

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