A spaghetti dinner will be held to help raise funds for the Turlo family of Hampden.

The dinner was organized to help the family after a member of the family was diagnosed with cancer.

Items to raffle for and bid on include the following:

  • An air conditioner
  • Gift cards ranging in $10.00 to 100.00,
  • A fishing themed basket
  • A movie themed basket
  • A S’more themed basket
  • A back-to-school themed basket
  • 2 white resin wicker chairs with cushions
  • Maine football tickets
  • A cordless drill
  • and more

The dinner starts at 4 and will take place at the dining commons at Hampden Academy, located at 89 Western Avenue.

To find out more information about the event, including how to help the family if you cannot attend, follow the 'Turlo Strong Benefit Spaghetti Dinner/Silent Auction/Raffle' event on Facebook.

Additionally, a celebration of Tom Turlo's life will be held at Jeff's Catering this Saturday with the benefit dinner to follow on Sunday.