Grand Forks' Amy Koplin focus of May 10 benefit

Posted: May 07 2019
"Assembly for Amy" is the title of an NDAD-sponsored May 10 benefit at the East Grand Forks (Minn.) American Legion for Amy Koplin, a married Grand Forks mom of two sons who has metastatic breast cancer that has spread to her bones and brain.
 
The benefit for Amy, 48, a Grand Forks native and 26-year JR Simplot plant employee, runs from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday night and includes a freewill-donation sloppy joes dinner, featuring a variety of potato products; silent auction; bake sale and 50/50 raffle.

More information is on Amy's fundraising page.

Dean Knutson
Dean Knutson performs volunteer respite care visits in East Grand Forks, Minn., on behalf of Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota. The Grand Forks resident likes the fit, for several reasons. “I’ve been told I can talk,” he said, smiling. He says he’s a good listener, too – a key component of respite service. Knutson ...
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