Saddle Up With Sophie Event to Benefit Little Girl with Diabetes


A fundraiser is planned to help a little girl who has been diagnosed with diabetes and her mother.

Saddle Up With Sophie will take place at the Lazy K Arena in Grand Island on Sunday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sophie Weakly has not only been diagnosed with type one diabetes forcing her to endure insulin shots and finger pokes, she recently lost her father, Joe.

Event activities include horseback riding, wagon rides, a petting zoo, games, a BBQ/bake sale and more. For more information, contact Jenna Adam at 308.380.0076.

Individuals who want to help but can't attend the event can contribute to the Joe Weakly Memorial Account at an Home Federal location in Grand Island.