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BBQ fundraiser to be held for E. coli victim

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Friends and family of 12-year-old Jordan McNair are holding a fundraiser to help his family pay for his medical expenses where he was in the hospital battling an E. coli infection.

McNair was one of over 100 people who were infected from E. coli while attending the Cleveland County Fair in September.

State health officials announced on Friday that the source of the outbreak was the petting zoo at the fair. Wet weather was also a contributing factor, officials said.

McNair was hospitalized for several weeks at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte before being released to go home last week.

The McNair's friends and family are hosting a BBQ Fundraiser at Bethlehem Church, North Campus, 575 Seapark Circle, Gastonia, Friday, November 16, 2012
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Plates are $7 each. Plates Include: BBQ, slaw, bun, sauce, beans, potato chips and dessert.
 
You can purchase tickets from Jeff Bryson at "G" Town Coins and Precious Metals 1104-B, Union Rd Gastonia or Crystal Stephens at Mark A. Stephens, CPA 1536 -A. Union Road Gastonia.  You can reach Crystal at 704-674-3410 or Jeff at 704-813-4899. 

We will deliver 10 plates or more. If you would like to volunteer the day of the BBQ or donate you can reach Crystal Stephens at 704-674-3410.

Donations from businesses is welcomed. We will be cooking on site , so please bring your camera grew out for a photo shot at the cooking site ( Bethlehem Church, North Campus, 575 Seapark Cir, Gastonia , N.C.) we will starting cooking at 1 a.m. on the 16th of November.

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