Community saddling up to help Buchanan Dam man with cancer


BUCHANAN DAM — Friends and family are holding a benefit for Mike Rannefeld, a Buchanan Dam man who has renal cell carcinoma.

The disease is a type of kidney cancer.

o help defray medical expenses, the public is invited to the Rannefeld Round Up-Saddle Up for Mike event on May 4 at the Hill Country Hall, 15675 Texas 29.

The event starts at 4 p.m. with “good eats,” a silent auction and a live auction. There also will be a dance at 7 p.m. followed by a prize give-away at 9 p.m.

Contributions also can be made to the Mike Rannefeld Benefit at any Llano National Bank branch or mailed to Llano National Bank, P.O. Box 727, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609. Cite the Mike Rannefeld Benefit fund when sending a check.

Donations are tax-deductible, organizers said.

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