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Rally around Matt Stuck next Saturday in Wellsville, live music by ZOAR and more


Benefit at the VFW for Stuck who suffered a series of debilitating strokes, read update on his health

By Andrew Harris

The friends and family of a well know Wellsville man are holding a benefit next Saturday December 9 at the Wellsville VFW on Genesee Street to help with morale and medical bills. The fundraiser starts at 1pm and will wrap up at 6pm.

Matt Stuck has donated his time and talents to many local fundraisers with his rock and roll band, “Harder Place.” The lead singer has had multiple serious strokes and suddenly became partially disabled. Matt is now in need a major medical care and rehab, requiring travel and other overwhelming expenses.

You can help by attending the party planned for to raise some funds for the Stuck’s, or if you can’t attend, see the end of this article. The benefit will feature a basket raffle, live music by local rock legend “ZOAR,” and a great meal by Bluegrass Country BBQ.

Important: If you’d like to experience this great BBQ, please reserve yours by December 4th, just text 585 610 0794, with the number of meals, please indicate pork or chicken. Meals are only $13 !!

Anyone who would like to contribute with a basket for the auction can drop it off at the Wlsv VFW the day of the benefit between 10am and 1pm. If that doesn’t work, text or call 585 610 0794.

Matt’s wife Amber has been at his side throughout and gives this update on Matt:

“The blood clot that caused the first and second stroke is still lodged in the main cerebral artery on the right side of his brain, which continually puts him at high risk of another stroke. His brain has started to develop collateral blood vessels to get blood and oxygen to the parts of his brain that are being affected by the blocked artery; however we do not know at this time if that will continue to occur and/or be sufficient. He is still immobile on his left side, with the exception of some slight movement in his left leg, which is a result of him working hard at physical therapy. He still does not have any peripheral vision in his left eye. He is attending outpatient physical therapy and occupational therapy at Jones; and has many follow up appointments with the neurology team in Rochester, his primary care physician, and an orthopedic doctor in Hornell. His recovery time has been estimated to be one year; however it is unknown at this time if he will ever fully recover.

Cash App is $amberstuckeo

Venmo is @Amber-Stuck-24

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