On April 17, 2013, a fertilizer plant exploded and those who died in West, Texas that day were workers, volunteer first responders, retirees and neighbors. This small community is hurting not just emotionally but financially.

DD & The Studebakers will be hosting a fundraiser for the Volunteer Fire Department of West, Texas on Saturday, July 20 at the Rock Creek Ranch Event Center in McKinney.

Tickets are $20 per person and available at the door. Admission includes a meal, cold drinks, and entertainment and dancing.  Children 12 and under are free. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the band start will play from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. On the day of this massive explosion 11 first responders lost their lives.

Fundraising goal is $5,000.  Donations can be made out to Tammy Wortham and sent to the Texas Star Bank, 402 W. White St., Anna, TX 75409.

If you have questions, please call Tammy at 214-578-1926.

DD & the Studebakers plays music from Elvis Presley, The Platters, Chuck Berry, Brenda Lee, Buddy Holly, Fat Domino and more! They also play classic country music.