CURWENSVILLE — Soup for Scott Blackburn, a benefit meal, is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17 from 3-7 p.m. at the Curwensville Community Center.

Blackburn, a dairy farmer from Ferguson Township, rural Curwensville, was severely injured in a farming accident on Sept. 21, leaving him unable to work and a patient in the hospital and nursing home since that time.

Blackburn’s family and friend are hosting a benefit soup sale to help support him in his time of need. The are asking residents to support the sale and help get Blackburn back on his feet.

Soups available include chicken noodle or ham and bean. They will be served with rolls, a beverage and dessert. Meals may be eaten in or taken out.

Advance tickets will be available at the Starlite Restaurant & Lounge, Mahaffey; Curwensville Food Store; or by calling Rachel Kester at 577-7611. Tickets for the meal will also be sold at the door along with tickets for a basket raffle and 50/50.

A fund has been set up for Blackburn at Northwest Bank. Donations for his recovery can be made there.