Last updateThu, 29 Jan 2015 3pm

Auction will benefit Rolla family

    Boating for Buddies 5th Annual Pie and Cake Auction is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, at 6:30 p.m. at Vienna Eagles Club and doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds from will go to the Mike and Kim Allison family, of Rolla, and Boating for Buddies.

    Mike Allison has been battling acute pancreatitis over the past year and their six-year-old daughter, Molli, was just diagnosed with Cone-Rod Dystrophy and is almost legally blind in her left eye. Cone-rod dystrophy (CRD) is a progressive retinal degenerative disease that causes deterioration of the cones and rods in the retina and frequently leads to blindness.
    Anyone is welcome to volunteer that evening or donate a baked good item, gift basket or another item for the live auction. Donations need to be at the club by 5:30 p.m., if possible. If items need to be picked up, contact Kim McMillen at (573) 263-1670.
    You may also call that number for more information or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Bobbi Nelsen at 465-3844. Donations can be dropped off at Troutt & Sons in St. James or to Bobbi at Mark Twain Elementary School in Rolla.