Benefit barbecue to be held to defray cost of liver transplant

A barbecue benefit is being held for Irene Vasquez Bertrand from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6 at Mario's Ballroom, 1304 Tristan St.

The benefit is to help offset medical expenses for a liver transplant. There will also be an auction at 1 p.m.

Brisket and sausage plates with all the trimmings will be served for $8 each, and large orders are available for delivery by Sisco's Taxi service.

All donations are accepted. Anyone interested in donating, please call Ronald L. Bertrand Sr. at 361-237-6047, Ronald L. Bertrand Jr. at 361-655-8055, Joe Vasquez at 361-676-6678 or Sisco's Taxi at 361-433-1410.