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Salon Meritage Benefit Dance to help victims' families

A benefit is being held Sunday to help the families affected by the Salon Meritage shooting in Seal Beach.

November 6, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A benefit is being held Sunday to help the families affected by the Salon Meritage shooting in Seal Beach.

The Salon Meritage Benefit Dance is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Elks Lodge in Buena Park.

All proceeds will go to the Salon Meritage Fund to help the families of the victims.

The accused gunman, Scott Dekraai, is charged with killing eight people, including his ex-wife Michelle Fournier in the Oct. 12 shooting rampage.

He is set to be arraigned Nov. 29.

How to help

A memorial fund has been established to benefit all the families of those killed in the shooting. Supporters can donate online at www.salonmeritagefund.org.

The city of Seal Beach, the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce and Watson & Associates established a Seal Beach Victims' Fund account at the Bank of America at 208 Main St. in Seal Beach. Donations may be mailed or delivered to the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce or the Bank of America with checks made payable to the Seal Beach Victims' Fund. Credit cards will also be accepted. You can also donate online at www.sealbeachchamber.org.

Additionally, those wishing to host a fundraiser, special event or related activity are encouraged to do so in coordination with the Chamber of Commerce, which is functioning as a clearinghouse for all such events.

See photos from the scene of the Seal Beach shooting.