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Benefit set for Greuel-Anderson on Feb. 2

A special benefit will take place Feb. 2 for Kari Greuel-Anderson at the El Zagal Shrine Center, 1429 3rd St. N., Fargo. The event will feature a silent auction, raffle and bake sale, along with a chili and baked potato bar, all from 4 to 8 p.m. There will also be music by Smoking Gun from 8 to 12 p.m.

Kari is a 53 year-old Fargo native who has worked in the hotel industry locally for many years. She has Stage III Colon Cancer/lymph necessitating multiple surgeries and Chemotherapy treatments that are currently ongoing. Her insurance does not include short/long term disability and she is only able to work as tolerated. All donations will help defray the cost of Kari’s mounting medical and living expenses.

DMF Lend A Hand will be providing up to $5,000 in matching funds; and additional funding will be provided by Thrivent Lutheran Services.

Everyone is welcome to attend the benefit. Those unable can make an online donation at, click on ‘Donate.’ Financial Donations can also be mailed to: Bell State Bank & Trust, Attn: Kari (Greuel) Anderson Benefit Fund, 409 Sheyenne St., West Fargo, ND 58078.