Benefit planned for Accent Signage families

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October 19, 2012 by Sarah M

//By Aaron Straka//

BRYN MAWR — A benefit Monday evening in Bryn Mawr will benefit the families of the victims of the Sept. 27 workplace shooting at Accent Signage Systems.

The event runs 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. at Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company, 2501 Wayzata Blvd. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided. A $5 suggested donation is encouraged, and proceeds will go to those affected by the tragedy.

For more information, email info@bolinmarketing.com or CPiotrowski@Ibico.com. Call 377-4404 to RSVP.

Those who wish to may also contribute to either of two funds for the victims: Benefit Families of Accent Signage, handled through the Wells Fargo branch at 615 N 7th St.; or the Keith Basinski Memorial Fund at First Advantage Bank, located at 9950 Foley Blvd. N.E., Coon Rapids.

Basinski, a UPS driver well known in the Bryn Mawr neighborhood, was one of six who died in the shooting. The others were: Reuven Rahamim, 61, of St. Louis Park, the Israeli immigrant and former Bryn Mawr resident who founded Accent Signage; Rami Cooks, 62, of Minnetonka; Ronald Edberg, 58, of Brooklyn Center; Jacob Bruce Beneke, 34, of Maple Grove; and Eric Rivers, 42, of St. Paul, who died of his injuries Oct. 10 at Hennepin County Medical Center.

The gunman, Andrew Engeldinger, 36, of Minneapolis, was found dead at the scene of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

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One thought on “Benefit planned for Accent Signage families

  1. V.E.G. says:

    IN MEMORY OF JACOB BRUCE “JAKE” BENEKE
    DEDICATED TO 7 YEARS OF SERVICE WITH ACCENT SIGNAGE SYSTEMS.

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