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Benefit Wednesday for injured waitress, mother of three

News Detroit Lakes,Minnesota 56501
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Benefit Wednesday for injured waitress, mother of three
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

The Jess Omundson Post 1676 Veterans of Foreign Wars is hosting a benefit Wednesday for one its waitresses that was seriously hurt in a car accidents in early October.

Shantay Washburn is a single mother of three, according to a flyer advertising the benefit.

VFW employees will be donating their time and tips will go to the benefit.

Washburn will be coming home soon to Detroit Lakes with a home nurse helping with her care. She is waiting for vertebrae to heal before she can have additional surgery.

She was taken to a Fargo hospital by a Life Flight helicopter where she had emergency surgery to repair her liver.

The benefit dinner runs from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with the DL Cloggers providing live entertainment.

A homemade meatloaf dinner will be served, with mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables and a roll, along with coffee and cookies. The cost of the dinner is $10.

All proceeds will go toward medical expenses.