Black Bear Diner, 3201 Main St. in Oakley, is hosting a fundraiser for Ignacio on Tuesday, Dec. 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. Proceeds will help the Pena family with medical and other expenses.
Participants may purchase in advance a $10 (cash-only) ticket for a “to-go” dinner of a barbecue New York steak sandwich and potato salad. Tickets, which must be purchased by Dec. 15, are available at the Laurel Elementary School office, 1141 Laurel Road.
A seventh-grader at O’Hara Park, Ignacio has been recovering in the hospital since he collapsed at school in October. He has five siblings, two of whom attend Laurel Elementary School. An account has been established in Ignacio’s name at the Bank of the West, 2195 Main St. in Oakley. Donations may be made at the bank or by calling 925-625-2211.