What: Pasta Dinner Fundraiser for Meriden Police Det. Mike Siegler
Where: Meriden Elks Club, 120 East Main Street
When: Saturday, Dec. 8 from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m.
What: Pasta, salad, snacks, drinks, raffles, music and more. Tickets are $20.
Why: Det. Mike Siegler, a 16-year veteran of the city's police force is a survivor of multiple bouts with cancer. Having undergone several surgeries and recent chemotherapy treatments, Mike has a long recovery ahead. This pasta dinner is a chance to celebrate Mike's recovery, get involved, and give thanks to a valued member of our community, and our city's police department.