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Benefit to help Oso victims, man burned in helicopter crash


A benefit to help Oso mudslide victims and a Seattle man who suffered severe burns when a KOMO helicopter crashed near the Seattle Center will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at Maggianos Little Italy restaurant in downtown Bellevue.

A night of music, free food and a silent auction will go to help Richard Newman with some of his expenses, as well as to the Northwest Burn Foundation. Funds also will go to the American Red Cross to aid victims in Oso.

The music will feature Rockit Science, which includes guitarist Roger Fisher from Heart.

The event will be held in the Maggianos' ballroom.

Tickets are $25 advance through brown paper tickets or $30 cash at the door. Maggianos will provide complimentary appetizers as well as a cash bar. Parking will be validated for the garage. Those attending must be 21 and over.

In addition to Fisher, who was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the band will consist of Rachel Beaver, Rick Boice, Marty Hoyle, Brenda Kashmir, Rick Knotts, Marc Willet, Bryan Olson, Terry Young and other special guests.

Those who can't come, but wish to donate can do so at

Maggianos Little Italy is located at 10455 N.E. Eighth St.

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