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Benefit concert, barbecue to raise funds for victims of tragic fire
Polk County Enterprise - February 2009
LIVINGSTON – A benefi t concert will get under way at noon Sunday at the Lake Livingston Village to raise funds for the Schults family who lost young Destiny and Richard Shuts Jr. in a fi re Jan. 21. In addition to music by Jody Booth, State 28, Korona Double and FM 2865 organizers have scheduled a barbecue dinner and live auction to assist with funeral and medical expenses. Their mother Shirley Hoffer was critically injured in the fi re. She remains at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston with second and third degree burns on the upper part of her body. She has undergone one surgery and is no longer on a ventilator; however, the recovery process will take many months. Justice of the Peace Darrell Longino will begin the auction at 2:30 p.m. Area merchants have donated many useful new items to the auction. The award winning team of Barn Yard Posse will provide barbecue plates and sandwiches with all the trimmings. A bake sale, wagon rides and other family activities will be offered during the afternoon. Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested to spend time at the park. Ice chests are allowed but no glass containers. Lake Livingston Village is on FM 3126. Take Hwy. 190 W to FM 2457 and turn left. Turn left again on FM 3126 and Lake Livingston Village will be approximately one mile on the left. An afternoon of entertainment will be dedicated to the memory of Destiny and Richard Shults and provide community support to Shirley Hoffer and the families connected to this tragedy. For more information about the benefi t contact Cam Rivers at 936-433-5500, Billy Shults at 936-239-5324 or David Franklin at 936-433-2322.