Dinner to benefit UWindsor staffer battling cancer

Friends and colleagues of UWindsor custodian Linda Bell are organizing a pasta dinner to help her cope with financial pressures arising from an illness.

Bell, who usually cleans Essex Hall, is on long-term disability while undergoing treatment for cancer, explains co-worker Tom Dean.

“She’s on half-pay now and still has a mortgage and three teenaged boys at home,” Dean says. “Linda is really feeling the pressure and we just want to help her out.”

The dinner is set for Saturday, March 23, at the Moose Lodge, 777 Tecumseh Road West. Admission is $20 per person; for tickets or to make a contribution, phone Jeff Martin at 519-992-6894.