Banding Together For Trevor
Update: Mark Massini of Massini Bus Co donated a framed signed Tom Brady Jersey for Trevor’s fund raiser.
On February 26th Trevor Cobb was riding his dirt bike with friends in Ocotillo Wells, Carolina when he lost control and went over the handle bars. Not being able to feel anything from his chest down, he was airlifted to Palm Springs Hospital. There, he was diagnosed with a major injury to his spinal cord and rib fractures. He was then flown to Riverside Hospital, where his surgery on March 1st was successful in stabilizing his spine with a pair of rods.
Trevor's road to recovery will be lengthy in nature as he has already been in a rehabilitation facility and will now have to do outpatient physical and occupational therapy for an indefinite period of time. Trevor was administered an injury level test, commonly known as ASIA. He received a level A T-4 injury meaning a complete lack of motor and sensory function below the injured Thoracic area, with a 5 to 8% chance of walking again. Trevor is more motivated than ever to go against the odds and be that 9%. His spirits remain high and he is prepared to take on some of the tough challenges he'll be facing.
Now you can assist in this worthy cause to help this young man during these trying times that await him by attending a benefit event that will be held at The Great Barrington VFW on Saturday, April 20th from 1 to 7 pm. Tickets are $25 per person, children 6 to 12 dine for $10 and youngsters under 6 eat for free. Tickets can be purchased locally at The Great Barrington VFW, Jake Hunter's Barber Shop, Cove Bowling Lanes, The Well, Eagle Shoe Repair, NAPA, and S & A Supply all located in Great Barrington. You can also get tickets by logging on here or contact Kathy Stevens, Justin Hyland and Charlie Pease.
A spaghetti and meatballs dinner will also be served with salad, bread and dessert. There will be a silent auction with tons of great items donated by many local area shops and families. A raffle will also take place at 5:30 to assist in this all-important fund raiser. Live music will also feature performances by area local bands including Southern Rain, Shyne, John Jameson and Universal Set.
Come on over and spend part of your weekend by assisting Trevor in his quest to walk again. It's your chance to pay it forward in high fashion as every dollar that is contributed gets him closer to heading back home to the beautiful Berkshires.