The Colony Healthcare Center, 563 Colony Park Drive in Tallmadge, will host a fundraiser to benefit Tallmadge youngster Mark Frick on Aug. 9 from 5 to 8 p.m. Mark, 12, needs a double-lung transplant.

A spaghetti dinner and ice cream will be served and there will be a raffle. The event is being sponsored by many local businesses, with all proceeds with be given to Mark for his medical care. Transplant-related expenses are expected to exceed $50,000.

The son of Terrace Teter and Wayne Frick, Mark was placed on the active transplant list in May 2016.

Call 330-630-9780 with any questions about the event.