Harada memorial benefit set for Saturday
Last updated 4/29/2015 at 8:09pm
After battling stage 4 metastatic cholangiocarcinoma and stage four mantle cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, local civic leader Janine Harada, 59, died April 25.
Nichole Artis, Harada's daughter, said the chili dinner and silent auction that was going to help pay for Harada's medical expenses is still set to take place Saturday.
"The benefit will still take place, but it will be a celebration of her life as well," she said. "She didn't want a funeral, so there won't be a funeral."
Artis said the proceeds from this event will be used toward medical expenses that have added up.
The fundraiser w...