Restaurant holds fundraiser for vets

Published 08/22 2013 06:00PM

Updated 08/23 2013 12:15PM

Update: 10:24 pm
DANVILLE -- Wounded Warriors met with the community Thursday night before they head to the field this weekend. The Vetsports Team is made up of veterans injured in combat. They'll take on the police and fire departments Saturday in a friendly game of softball.

Thursday, they met at El Toro Restaurant. It's donating 20% of the night's sales to Vetsports. The group is grateful for the help.

The Finest vs. Bravest Game is Saturday, at 5 pm at Danville Stadium. Admission is free. Donations will benefit two people in Vermilion County battling cancer.
Original: 6:00 pm
DANVILLE -- An area business is helping support veterans. El Toro is giving part of its profits to the Wounded Warrior Group, Vetsports. It helps veterans overcome their injuries with sports.

The fundraiser was started by police and firefighters. Softball players from Vetsports will be at the restaurant Thursday night at 7 pm. They'll be there for a meet-and-greet, then they're playing a fundraising game at the Stadium.


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