An 11-year Woodbury resident, Rinehart, 44, is battling metastic colon cancer, and the family has incurred costly medical bills. The benefit will include a spaghetti dinner, entertainment, silent auction, kids’ activities and chance to win an iPad2.
A volunteer Woodbury Athletic Association baseball tournament director, WAA youth wrestling director and WALL baseball tournament director, Rinehart has two sons, ages 10 and 9.
People can purchase tickets ($10; $5 for kids under 12) in advance at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Oakdale. Donations to the Coach Gary Rinehart Benefit Fund can also be given at any Wells Fargo Bank location, or via mail to Wells Fargo Bank, 7525 Currell Blvd., Woodbury, MN, 55125.
Those who would like to attend the event can RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, or to make an online donation, visit www.gotobatforgary.com.