Fright for Life to benefit Jase Wisinski family
By Rapids City Times staff
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – A local annual Halloween event will benefit an 11-month-old suffering from a rare genetic condition.
The 10th annual Halloween Aid Fright for Life is coordinated annually by Mike & Bonita Wolosek to benefit a local family. The couple was presented with a Jefferson Award this summer for their work with the event.
This year, all proceeds will go to the family of Jase Wisinski, who was born Nov. 8, 2017 and lives with a genetic condition called Apert syndrome. Jase has craniosynostosis of coronal suture (fusion of the skull), syndactyly type lll bilateral hands with rosebud deformity (fusion of the hands), bilateral syndactyly of feet (fusion of the feet), exophthalmus (bulging eyes), alternating exotropia with v pattern (eyes), LSVC (persistent left superior vena cava, heart), ASD (atrial septal defect), nasal obstruction without choanal atresia, hypoplasia of maxilla, midface hypoplasia, low muscle tone and global developmental delay.
Jase has undergone many surgeries. He will continue to need surgery as he develops.
The Halloween-themed event will be held Oct. 28, 5-9 p.m., at 1820 Gaynor Ave., Wisconsin Rapids, and will feature a 50/50 raffle, bake sale, haunted corn maze, and 15 candy stations. The evening also includes appearances by the Wisconsin Rapids Community Theater Nachthexen Witches and Dance with Pam, performing to Michael Jackson’s Thriller.
For more information, visit the Halloween Aid Fright for Life Facebook page.