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Fundraiser scheduled 
for Holiday Hills officer

A benefit this weekend will help a Holiday Hills police officer who has brain and lung cancer.

Frank Mrowka, 54, of Johnsburg, has stage 4 lung and brain cancer, and friends and family are raising money to help him pay for his medical bills.

Mrowka is a police officer for Holiday Hills and is a former Wonder Lake police officer.

There will be a 50/50 raffle and raffles for a $400 paintball package and an acoustic guitar, among other things. There will be games, a horseshoe tournament and live music.

The benefit will be at noon Sunday at Sentimental Journey Bar and Grill, 1502 W. Jones Ave., Holiday Hills.

Tickets are $10 for those 13 and older, and $5 for children 4 to 12 years old.

Donations may be sent to the Frank Mrowka Cancer Benefit Fund c/o Johnsburg State Bank, 3503 Chapel Hill Road, Johnsburg, IL 60050.

For information, call James and Diane McCoy at 815-385-2036.

– Joseph Bustos

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