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Sharon Heinen

Benefit planned for paramedic

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Sharon Heinen of Wadena helped save lives as a paramedic, and now she is fighting for her own life and undergoing treatments for breast cancer.


A dinner and silent auction benefit will be held for Heinen at St. Ann's Parish Center 4-8 p.m. Sept. 8.

Heinen was diagnosed with double breast cancer April 5, and since then has had a double mastectomy and is going through chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

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