John Jenkins, a former resident of La Porte City, was recently diagnosed with cancer. There will be a benefit dance held at the La Porte City Country Club on April 24, to help John and his family with medical bills. It will run from 7-10 p.m. There will be a $4 charge to attend which will be given to John and his family. Soda and pizza will be available for a small fee. All middle and high school students are welcome to attend. This is also open to the general public. If you have any questions, feel free to contact John Ehr at 319-342-2116, or Rory Dunkelberger at 319-830-8917.