Benefit Dinner Aids Southbury Resident Fighting Leukemia

Southbury resident Otto Funderburk, 13, a competitive swimmer and star baseball player, is currently battling acute myeloid leukemia. To help with costs associated with his treatment, family friends have planned the Otto Strong Benefit Dinner, 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, November 18, at Julio’s Wood-Fired Pizza and Grill, 220 Main St. South. Otto is pictured with his parents, Mark and Leigh, and his younger sisters, Tess and LuLu.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.