LANCASTER – Organizers are calling on all local residents to come out tonight to Brävery Brewing in Lancaster to help support a worthy cause.
From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., a community fundraiser will be held to raise the $6,000 needed to honor Corporal Ian Stewart with a granite memorial at Quartz Hill High School. Brävery Brewing is located at 42705 8th Street West in Lancaster.
The evening will feature a unique variety of taste-tempting appetizers, live music, gift basket raffles and micro-brewed beer handcrafted at Brävery Brewing.
The minimum donation to attend the event is $30 per person. Tickets are still available through Paypal.com (via firstname.lastname@example.org) or by calling 661-886-1946. Your name will be placed on the “will call” list at the door, where you may pick up your tickets.
The fundraiser is being hosted by the Ian Stewart Memorial Committee in conjunction with Antelope Valley Detachment #930 of the Marine Corps League.
Corporal Stewart, a 2001 Quartz Hill High School graduate, was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Pendleton, CA. He was killed on December 12, 2004, by enemy action in Anbar Province, Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Tax-deductible donations to support the memorial project can be directed through the Antelope Valley Detachment #930 Marine Corps League Paymaster, Yvette Goins, at 661-400-3018, email@example.com or via PayPal at paypal.com – firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on this fundraiser, contact Jeremy Evans at 619-886-8587, Dayle DeBry at 661-943-2970 or visit the Ian Stewart Memorial Fundraiser Facebook page here.
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