Fundraiser Saturday for Girl Needing Bone Marrow Transplant


There will be a fundraiser today at the Genoa Veterans Home (311 S Washington St.) from 12 – 4 p.m. for Brookelyn Poggensee, who is the daughter and granddaughter of Marine veterans.

Brooklyn has myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), which is a type of cancer of the bone marrow. She is scheduled for chemotherapy treatment February 18 -28, followed by a stem cell transplant.

The event will include a Silent Auction (see list of items below), Quilt Drawing, Food & Much More!

Quilt Raffle Tickets: $2 or 3 for $5 – need not be present to win. Quilt size 67 x 80

Please make checks payable to: Bone Marrow for Brookelyn; 710 Monroe Street; Oregon, IL 61061

Questions? Contact Emily McConaghie (815) 739-5006 / Email:


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