Monday, March 19, 2012

Bracelet fund-raiser March 20 for families of Belvidere girls lost in Feb. 24 car accident

A bracelet fund-raiser in remembrance of Thalia Arredondo and Brenda Gutierrez, the 16-year-old best friends from Belvidere who died in a car accident Feb. 24, will be from 6 to 10 a.m. and 2 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, at three Belvidere Road Ranger locations.
Bracelets are $5 each, and 100 percent of the proceeds will be split between the families of Thalia and Brenda. Both girls were cheerleaders at Belvidere North High School, and the tragedy has had a large impact on the community.
Road Ranger’s three Belvidere locations are as follow:
2001 N. State St., Belvidere, (815) 957-4063;
1705 S. State St., Belvidere, (815) 209-9049; and
1052 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, (815) 566-4641.