Fundraiser for assault victim

DOWNEY - A yard sale and bake sale to benefit Downey resident Cory Nestor, who was assaulted while trying to help a female friend who was being attacked in Hollywood, will be held April 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 10519 Chaney Ave.Nestor, a graduate of Downey High School where he was a member of the baseball team, was attacked April 9 "by a group of thugs," family members said. His jaw was fractured in two locations resulting in surgery. Nestor does not have medical insurance to cover the expenses, according to family members. The yard sale and bake will help Nestor pay his medical bills. Monetary donations will also be accepted, with checks made out to Cory Nestor. The family's goal is to raise $5,000.

********** Published: April 21, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 1