SIKESTON -- Julie Heppe is one of the first people to volunteer to help others.
"She donates to everybody and is constantly trying to help people," said her sister, Michell Anglemeyer. "She will go anywhere and does anything, anytime anybody asks her to."
"We wanted to give something back to Julie, (her husband) Dewey and (her daughter) Rebecca," said friend Amy Evans, who is helping to coordinate the event.
A benefit fish fry, auction and concert are planned for Friday at the National Guard Armory in Sikeston. There will be a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m.; an auction from 6 to 8 p.m., and a concert from 8 to 10 p.m.
Tickets, which are encouraged to be purchased in advance, are $30 for adults, $10 for ages 6 to 12, and those 5 and under are admitted for free. They may be purchased by calling Heppe's Portrait Studio in Charleston, 683-3686, or at DJ's Shoes and Things, Feeders Supply, Susie's Bake Shoppe, Personal Expressions, or DeWitt Embroidery, all in Sikeston.
For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.