SIDNEY -- The " Sidney Nebraska Soup Spectacular, Bowl Pass Around, and Silent Auction is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, February 16.

The event will be held at the Cheyenne County Community Center Congregate Meals room. 

Free will donations will be accepted for the Adan "Adam" Romero Jr. family.

Romero died January 20. A fundraising effort is in place with a goal of $12,000. Funds raised would help with the costs of cremation/transportation of his remains to be cremated in Nebraska; $5,000 to $6,000 for a memorial plot and headstone in Texas where his family lives; and $2,000 for additional costs in cremation and transportation of his remains, and his children, to San Antonio, Texas.

Romero had faced health issues for many years, leading up to a heart attack in January. He had a goal of attending college this year to study graphic art design. 

Friday's Soup Spectacular will include several soup options, and desserts and drinks. There will also be a silent auction of items donated by local businesses.

 There is also a crowd funding effort through Angelink: