Contributions sought for son of man killed in crash

Friends and family of Rachelle Clark and her son Eli Thiessen are holding a fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, at 4751 Route 12 in Elma. the “Holiday Shopping Event” will include wine and hors d’oeuvres.

Eli’s father, Craig Thiessen, Jr., was killed in a automobile accident Sept. 4 and because he had not accumulated five years of Social Security contributions, his infant son is not eligible to receive survivor benefits. Donations may also be made to Eli’s account number 19930 at Great NW Federal Credit Union.