Cheers & Kudos: Fundraiser for family in need successful thanks to community

What a wonderfully generous, supportive community we have. Ethan McKinney’s Benefit Dinner/Auction on Aug. 8 brought the family financial and emotional support as over 400 people participated. So many individuals and businesses from Northern Nevada and beyond donated time, money, and auction items.

The family is very grateful to Bently Enterprises, Coldwell Banker Select, Jennifer Worthington, Lori Goldberg (A LA Carte Salon), Mary Cioffi, Cindy Cullen, Amerikan Sushi, Café Girasole, Yogurt Beach, Lynn Gorrindo, Jim Knasiak (NBF Group), Genoa Lakes, 88 Cups & More, Casino Fandango, Ace Hardware, Debbie Anderson (Tangles), Joni and Louie Test, Abel and Judy Mendeguia, Range Magazine, Phyllis Kale, Vicki and Chuck Hone (Hone Ranch), Mary Dinsmore, Laura Tenny Photography, Terry Wass, Eastern Sierra Feed, Dinsmore Excavating, Tom Perkins, Sarah McKee (CV Quilters), Greg Ponsness Family, Cynthia Failor ( Cynfully Essential), Wayne Lund, Ramona Hall, Rick Machado Livestock & John Rodgers, Minden Ranch Rodeo, Phoenix Pharms, Pat McCulloch, Danny and Shelby Young, Liz and Jeff Pardy (Ore Cart Wine), Linda McDonald, Buckaroo Rawhide, Clay O’Brien Cooper, Abbie, Jay, and Ivan Acciare, Doug Cox, Lee and Julane LeBas, Black Bear Diner, Cooper Davies, TumbleWeeds Gymnastics, NW Martial Arts, Chappell Ranch LLC., JM Furniture, Flight Restaurant, Susan Hoffman, Gansberg Ranch, Don Friensdorf, Shane Strickler, Kelse Woodrow (Déjà vu Salon), Overland Restaurant, Carson Valley Inn, Carson Valley Golf, Inside Out, Wolf Pack Meats, Sagebrush Soaps, Killer Salsa, Leah’s Perfect Rose, Fresh Ideas, Sierra Gourmet, Starbucks, Frey Ranch Estate Distillery, Churchill Vineyards, Wage’s Silver, Mary Savage, Horse Tales, Joni VanWinkle, JoAnn Conner, Douglas Disposal, Rick and Carol Athenour, Laxague Feed & Supply, Brian Sheldon, Annalyn Settelmeyer, Joe and Lynette Kruger, Western NV Cattlewomen, Cassandra Jones (Heritage Law Group P.C.), Bill and Valerie Wharton, Snyder Family Farms, Gary Butler, Bert & Elaine Greene, Sue Hoffman, Monique and the Motley Blues Band, Carson Valley Kennels & Grooming, Paul Barnes, Joe, Dawn, Chris, and Virginia Nenzel, Ernie and Judi Bugg, Tom’s Place.

And to all the folks who came to support the McKinney’s and who bought items ... thanks. Now join us in praying for Ethan to overcome and beat his cancer!

Very blessed to live here,

Lee McKinney



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