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Please Join Us For a Fundraising Benefit For Lifelong Resident and Dear Friend, Mark Schuler

Published on Oct 5, 2022 by Talia Mushinsky

On September 18, Mark was involved in a serious accident. He suffered serious injuries including spinal cord damage. 

Kunes CDJR of Morrison is partnering with the community for a fundraiser on Saturday, October 22nd from 10am - 5pm to benefit one of our own team members.

 

Fundraiser Highlights:

  • Food and refreshments for a donation

  • Silent Auction

  • Morrison's Dept. of Fun Annual Fall Fest

  • Beer Garden

  • Band Don Jovi and Company

  • DJ Eddie Temes

  • Outdoor Games

  • Kids Activities

 

Donations:

May be made at the event or dropped off at TBK Bank on 211 W. Main Street in Morrison, c/o Susan Schuler.

Vehicle Purchases:

Our Kunes team is pledging to donate $100 from every new or used unit sold on this day towards Mark's benefit.

 

More about Mark and his accident and impact on the community:

On Sunday, September 18th, Mark was involved in a motor vehicle accident. He was flown to Rockford, IL and then taken to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It was discovered he had vertebrae putting pressure on the spinal cord in his neck. He was brought right to surgery to have that pressure relieved. 

During surgery, it was discovered that there was some spinal cord damage, but they won't know the extent until later when he can get up and move around. He also has many facial fractures, and his left eye will need surgery in the future.

Mark has a giant heart of gold. We hope all your thoughts and prayers let him know just how much everyone really loves and appreciates him. As all of you know, he never wants or asks for any special attention, even though he gives so much of his spare time, without hesitation, to the City of Morrison and its residents.

Mark is going to be in the hospital, or a rehabilitation facility, for many weeks to come - quite possibly months. We know he will be very overwhelmed when he can sit up and see how much we all love him.

 

To answer questions you may have, or to donate or to help as a volunteer, please contact: 

  • Cassi Schultz at 815-772-2171 

  • Bill Bart at 815-772-2171 

  • Tammy Burkholder at 815-238-6559 

Silent auction items can be dropped off until Friday October 21, at Kunes 627 E Lincolnway, Morrison during normal business hours. 

You may also show your support by RSVP’ing on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/3QQ17AWxm

 

We would like to thank the Morrison Rotary, Morrison Department of Fun, Morrison Chamber of Commerce, and the entire community and surrounding area for their support and volunteers; without which, this would not be possible.