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Kevin Schmidt Benefit Team Roping

Date: May 20, 2021
Enter @ 5pm
Rope @ 6pm

Open Handicap: Pick One/Draw One for $80-Enter Up
Handicap: 15 team and above is even, 14-1, 13 team -3, 12 team -5, 11 team -8, 10 team -12, 9 team -16, 8 team and below -20 seconds

Contact Lindsey O'Keeffe 307-401-2555
Levi O'Keeffe 701-721-9248

We invite you to join us Thursday May 20th at the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City, SD for a benefit to help the Schmidt family with medical costs! Team roping, Spaghetti feed and a silent auction starting at 6 p.m.
Custom prizes from Equibrand to the winning team of the roping!
If you would like to donate anything for the silent auction, please contact Levi or myself. Follow the Kevin Schmidt Benefit page for silent auction items!

Kevin Schmidt went in to have a pre-op for partial knee surgery and did not pass his stress test. His medical team scoped his heart and found his main artery called the Widow Maker, was 99% blocked. Kevin needed to have Quadruple Bypass surgery. Once under anesthesia, his heart gave out on the table, he flatlined. After 30 seconds of resuscitation his heart came back to life. They gave him four bypasses, took artery out of his left arm and veins out of his left leg. He was in the hospital a total of 10 days and is going through cardiac rehab. The doctor told him he was very lucky since he had dodged two bullets before when he had to have surgery Christmas Eve of 2019 on his left arm for removal of malignant melanomas. Then, in September 2020 he tore his right bicep and had to have multiple tears repaired on his right rotor cuff. For the past three years, Kevin has had many ongoing medical costs. He is so lucky to have comeback! So, God is not done with him yet here on earth! Procceds from this event will go to Kevin for help with his ongoing medical costs.
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