ROSCOMMON – The community is rallying around the family of Roscommon High School Senior Nathan Compo, who was recently diagnosed with testicular cancer. Two fundraisers have been scheduled to assist the family with upcoming expenses: A spaghetti dinner / alumni basketball game; and a haircut event. The spaghetti dinner and alumni game are scheduled for Saturday, April 13 at Roscommon High School. Dinner will be served from 12-5:30 p.m. at the high school cafeteria and will include spaghetti, cole slaw and a dinner roll. Desserts will be provided by the Roscommon Zonta Club and teachers from Roscommon and Grayling. The game is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. During the dinner and the first half of the game there will be bundle raffles for multiple items, as well as an ongoing 50/50 raffle. Bundle raffle winners will be announced during halftime of the game. Onsite tickets cost $5 for the dinner and $5 for the game. Advance $10 tickets for both the game and dinner are available at the following retail establishments: Dawson and Stevens Classic 50s Diner in Grayling; State Farm Insurance in Roscommon and Houghton Lake; Bloomer’s Flowers in Roscommon; Mike’s Movies in Roscommon; Nester Chevrolet in Roscommon; BS Liquor in St. Helen; and Dave Smith’s Barbershop in Roscommon. Advance online tickets are $10 and include both the game and dinner, and can be purchased at the Roscommon County Voice website at www.roscovoice.com. The other fundraiser is scheduled for April 8 at Dave Smith’s Barber Shop in Roscommon. Smith, who is normally closed on Mondays, has offered to open from noon to 6 p.m. All proceeds from haircuts will be donated to the Compo family. Assisting with the school fundraiser is “UPS Ed” of West Branch, who is working with the Dave Caffrey Fund to provide a portion of the meal cost. Roscommon players interested in participating in the alumni game should contact Coach Ewald at 989- 275-6642. Grayling players can reach Coach Moffitt at 989-344-3508. Deadline for signup is March 25. If you have an item you would like to donate, please drop it off at Chase Bank in Roscommon, State Farm Insurance in Houghton Lake, Xpress Printing in Grayling or BS Liquor in St. Helen. For donation information or general questions email: cureforcompo32@hotmail. com or call Mark Constance at 989-980-9781. A Facebook page has also been set up at Cure for Compo 32
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