There will be a benefit held at Mason Community Center at Mason City Park on March 6th, 2009 to raise money to help with medical expenses related to upcoming back surgery for Alyssa Bertrang. Alyssa is the daughter of Cindy Bertrang. Alyssa is a 12 year old 7th grader at Mason Jr. High. She has been diagnosed with severe scoliosis. Surgery is planned for May 13, 2009 at the Children's Medical Hospital in San Antonio.
The benefit will begin with a BBQ Brisket sandwich dinner starting at 5:00 and a dance will follow at 8:00 pm. Music will be provided courtesy of D.J. Pete. There will also be a raffle for numerous prizes donated by local merchants. Winners will be announced at the benefit, winners do not have to be present to win.