Friends of 45-year-old Melissa Smith are holding two fundraisers Aug. 11 to help the Sunridge resident get back on her feet after a stroke left her unable to work.
A golf tournament is set for 9 a.m. at Sunridge Golf Course, followed by a dinner party and raffle at 4 p.m. .
Smith's struggles began in May when she began experiencing minor blurred vision. After a visit to her optometrist, excess pressure behind her right eye was discovered and an MRI was performed.
The MRI confirmed a brain tumor known as Meningioma (a tumor that arises from the membranes that …