Dec 14, 2012 at 7:18 am
WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) A spaghetti benefit dinner and silent auction are being held tonight for Waite Park police officer Brad Thelen, who is battling cancer for the second time in five years.
He was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2008, and lung cancer last year. Thelen is 38 years old, married, and has two daughters. He's been with the Waite Park Police Department for more than 16 years.
To help him and his family with mounting medical bills and the care associated with his treatment, a spaghetti dinner and silent auction are being held from 5 to 9 pm tonight at the Moose Lodge in Waite Park.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.
Cash donations can be sent to the Brad Thelen Fund at Plaza Park Bank in Waite Park.
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