A benefit for Johnny Gleason is being held today at Donzo's Bar and Grill in Wood River. Gleason was badly beaten by two brothers in May and died from the injuries June 11th. The benefit will help cover costs to put Gleason to rest. Gleason's cousin Aimee Kelley tells The Big Z exactly what the benefit is aimed at covering.

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There will a silent auction, door prizes, and live music by bands coming out of retirement and original band members Gleason played with during his musical career. The benefit will run from 2-8p.m. and the cover charge is $10 with food included. All proceeds go to funeral expenses.

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