An upcoming fundraiser will help a local teen who broke his neck diving into a pool.


An upcoming fundraiser will help a local teen who broke his neck diving into a pool.



“Party with a Purpose,” which will be held July 27 at the Topsail Island Moose Lodge, features performances by Skallywaggs Duo from 8 to 10 p.m. and Southern Trouble from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission is $5, and the show is open to the public.



Proceeds will go to the family of Walter Bell, a 16-year-old from Hampstead, to help with growing medical expenses and any needed long term care needs after Walter broke his neck diving into a swimming pool.



For information, call 910-329-3541.



The Moose Lodge is located at 13175 Hwy. 50,  a half-mile north of the Surf City McDonald’s.



Organizers are also collecting items and donations from area businesses to raffle off at the event. To donate, contact Sheri VanVekoven 910-619-7178.