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July 2, 2013
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McDonald’s raises $2,475 for injured employee

The McDonald’s restaurant in Minden hosted a fundraiser Friday evening for employee Andrea Navarro who was injured in a motorcycle accident.

The fundraiser was held from 4 to 8 p.m. with 20 percent of sales being donated to the family, totaling $2,475.

The breakdown of the donation includes: $675 from sales, $500 from a local business, Tech Spec, $300 from tips at the counter and the drive thru, and $1,000 personal donation from the owners, Chris and Sharon Kassity

Novarro was there to greet her supporters and fellow employees, and received a check from the Kassity family to help with her medical bills.

The accident occurred May 27 in the Douglas High School parking lot. Navarro was on the back of a motorcycle when the driver hit a puddle and lost control of the bike.

Both were thrown from the motorcycle according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Navarro received a compound fracture to her leg and is in need of surgery.


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The Record Courier Updated Jul 2, 2013 05:48PM Published Jul 4, 2013 11:01AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.