Benefit for Jim Stringham set for Jan. 20

MANISTEE — There will be a benefit dinner for Jim Stringham from 3-7 p.m. on Jan. 20 at the Manistee Veterans of Foreign Wars Walsh Post No. 4499 located at 1211 28th St.

Stringham served as the Manistee County veterans counselor helping area veterans with Veterans Administration claims for years. He was also on the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund and the County Soldiers Relief Commission. He did a lot for the veterans, not only in Manistee County but Mason, Lake, Benzie and even Wexford.

Stringham had to step down when he was diagnosed with ALS in December. There is also an online donation site set up for him. The website is www.gofundme.com/jim-stringhams-medical-fund

More details on the benefit  at the VFW can be obtained from Marty Kensil at (231) 510-0000 or martykensil@gmail.com or Stan Preidis at (231) 723-3127.

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