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Fundraisers to benefit East Franklin family who lost two children in fire

Emily Balser
| Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
T-shirts with this design are being sold to benefit the East Franklin family who lost two children in a house fire at the end of December.
Courtesy of Shannon Potts Atherton
T-shirts with this design are being sold to benefit the East Franklin family who lost two children in a house fire at the end of December.

Friends and family are rallying behind a family who lost two children in a December house fire in East Franklin.

Family friend Shannon Potts Atherton is selling t-shirts to benefit the family and commemorate the two children who were killed in the fire Emilee Hooten, 13, and her brother, Darren, 10.

T-shirts start at $10 per shirt for sizes youth small through adult extra large. Sizes go up $1 per size for sizes 2X through 8X.

Residents can order by texting or calling 724-954-8700.

The shirts will also be sold during a spaghetti dinner benefitting the family on Feb. 24 at the Rayburn Fire Department, 102 Water Tower Road.

The dinner will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10 years old and includes spaghetti, salad, Italian bread with butter and dessert.

There will also be a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle.

All proceeds will go to the family.

Emily Balser is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4680, or on Twitter @emilybalser.

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