Back Country Roads to play fundraiser

Published: Thursday, May 23, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT

The local band Back Country Roads will highlight a fundraiser for Courtney Wisser on Sunday at Fatty’s Pub & Grille, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb.

Courtney Wisser, 15, of Waterman was seriously injured in a car accident on March 5 in Hinckley. She was airlifted to Rockford Memorial Hospital, where she spent three weeks in intensive care. She has since been transferred to Rehab Institute of Chicago, where she continues her recovery.

Sunday’s event will begin at 6 p.m. with a silent auction and 50/50 raffles. Auction items include Northern Illinois University football tickets, Kane County Cougars tickets, Waterford crystal and a number of gift certificates for local businesses.

Back Country Roads will play at 8 p.m.

Cover charge is $5 or $10 with snack buffet.

A trust fund also has been set up at The National Bank & Trust Co. to help the Wisser family with Courtney’s medical expenses.

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