Kennewick yard sale set for terminally ill man
The family of Arnold "A.J." Schmelzer Jr. of Kennewick is holding a benefit yard sale today and Sunday to raise money to cover burial expenses.
Schmelzer, 48, has terminal colon cancer.
All proceeds from the yard sale will go toward burial expenses and to care for his family. Schmelzer is self-employed and owns a lawn care service.
The yard sale will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Sunday at 820 W. Kennewick Ave. Donations of items for the yard sale also may be dropped off there.
Donations also may be made at Bank of the West, 2 E. Kennewick Ave. to account 028509695.
For more information, call Wayne Schmelzer at 727-7880.