JOHN DAY - A benefit dinner and auction for Joe West is planned for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Trowbridge Pavilion.
The evening begins with a full spaghetti dinner. Cost is $10 adults, $5 youth 8 and older, and under 8, free.
More than 100 items have been donated for the live and silent auctions, including a seven-day, six-night stay at Bajamar (access www.bajamar.com), several rifles, 14-foot boat and trailer, firewood, horseshoeing and a plane ride. A full list of auction items is posted at various area businesses.
The night of the benefit, a 300 Weatherby Mag rifle valued at $2,000 will be awarded by drawing. Tickets are now on sale - $1 each or six for $5.
Proceeds from this event will help defray medical costs for West.
To donate auction items or for more information, call Walt Kight at (541) 932-4624.