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O’Grady’s Holding Fundraiser to Help Local Cancer Patient

Tomorrow, June 3rd, O'Grady's Family Restaurant (1009 Schuylkill Rd) will be holding a fundraiser for Lara Phillips, an 18 year-old senior at Phoenixville Area High Shool. Phillips was diagnosed with Stage IV Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, a fast growing malignant cancer, in January. To help the Phillips' family, O'Grady's will be donating a percentage of all sales tomorrow as well as holding raffles for a number of different items. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5.

For more info, call 610-933-9335 or see the article in today's Phoenix.

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