A benefit for Doug DeMars will be held Sunday, Feb. 27, from noon to 5 p.m. at Jack & Jim’s Bar, 11205 Duelm Road N.E., Duelm, Minn. (17 miles west of Princeton on Highway 95). The event will include a spaghetti dinner, bake sale and silent and live auction.
Doug moved to Zimmerman in 1974 and started washing windows for a living at that time. He is the father of seven and grandfather of 16, with two more on the way.
Doug was diagnosed with throat cancer in November 2010. He is going through radiation and chemotherapy. All proceeds will go towards his medical bills, medication and hospital stays.
Donations can be mailed to Doug DeMars, 12686 First Ave. S., Zimmerman, Minn. 55398.