The Maher family of Sherman will host its seventh annual Huntington's Disease Benefit Dinner: The Fred Maher's Family Journey, on June 2 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the firehouse, 92 Doyle Road, Bantam. Melinda Maher organized the first dinner as her senior project at Shepaug Valley High School. Her father, Fred, died of Huntington's Disease in 2008.

Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, $10 for children under 10 and $275 for a table of 10 in advance. For details and tickets, call Maher at 203-241-9216, Charlotte at 860-355-3382 or Eric at 203-241-6869 or email

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