A fundraiser Saturday will help pay medical expenses for Bobbie Jo Brooker, the Fire Prairie MIddle School student who was critically injured in a boating accident Labor Day weekend.

A fundraiser Saturday will help pay medical expenses for Bobbie Jo Brooker, the Fire Prairie MIddle School student who was critically injured in a boating accident Labor Day weekend.


The event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Outback Steakhouse on Douglas Road in Lee's Summit. Tickets are $12, either in advance or at the door. The ticket covers a lunch prepared by Outback. There also will be a raffle and silent auction.


Sponsors of the fundraiser are Outback Steakhouse, Best Buy and the Kansas City Chiefs.


Bobbie Jo was injured at Lake Pomme de Terre when she fell from a pontoon boat and was struck by the boat's propeller. She has undergone surgery for injuries to her chest.


To buy tickets or to donate to the fundraiser, contact Ryan Hunt at 816-200-6722 or ryanhunt0725@gmail.com.