Rodeo fundraiser to benefit child with rare cancer
— reported by the Houston Chronicle
A rodeo and auction to benefit the infant son of Pasadena High School teacher Allan Cranfill is scheduled for June 25 at the Pasadena Rodeo Grounds, Fairmont Parkway and Red Bluff Road.
Joshua Cranfill, who was born in December, has a rare form of cancer, rhabdomyosarcoma, behind his eye. He will need chemotherapy for an extended period, according to benefit organizers.
There is no general admission charge, but donations will be accepted. Teams competing in the rodeo events pay entry fees.
Activities at the June 25 benefit will include:
- Team roping, 10 a.m. To compete, contact Tim Brock at 281-450-9945.
- Barbecue plate lunches, $5, noon-1:30 p.m.
- Silent and live auctions, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Contact Philip Lyles at 281-799-4287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Team penning and team sorting will follow the auctions.
- The event will also include a play zone and horseback riding for children, live entertainment, brisket sales and concessions.
For general information, contact Mickey Ohlendorf at 713-740-0802 or email@example.com.