helphandsCENTRAL CITY, Ky. (3/18/14) — The city employees of Central City joined together to help one of their own.

Jeff Geary, an employee of the Central City Maintenance and Street Department is dealing with a serious illness, and city employees planned several benefits to help with medical and other expenses, according to Central City Fire Chief, Rick King.

"We'll be having a benefit cookout at the Central City Fire Department this Friday, March 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.," King told SurfKY News. "All meals will be carry out, and will include a pork loin sandwich, chips and a dessert. All proceeds will go to assist Mr. Geary with medical expenses."

The CCFD is located at 207 North Second Street. To find out more details, call (270) 754-2345.

Tammy Piper, the director of the Central City Convention Center, told SurfKY News that there is also a 5K Run/Walk planned to assist Geary with medical expenses. The event is scheduled for the last Saturday in March.

"We'll be having the event on March 29 at 9 a.m. starting at the Central City Convention Center," Piper said. "The cost is $30 per person, and registration is going on now at the convention center, located at 320 Golden Tide Avenue. Those interested can also register at the Central City City Building at 214 North First Street."

To find out more about the 5K Run/Walk, call (270) 757-1723.

Paul McRee
SurfKY News Reporter

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

May 23, 2015 8171

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 6979

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 5479

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3896

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 27, 2015 3810

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11044

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 8171

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 28, 2015 5479

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1858

Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery,…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1432

Livingston Street, Hanson Rezoning Request…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1309

Dawson Springs Woman Charged on Drug Offenses, DUI

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1111

Teens Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Tree

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1063

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 952

Two Hopkins Countians to Receive MERR Scholarships

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 914

Slaughters Student, Madisonville Faculty Member…

by Joyce Riggs
May 28, 2015 853

Southside Elementary Wins $30,000 in National…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 822

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin