Natalie Nelson was a member of St. James High School's graduating class of 1973 and was also named Homecoming Queen of that same year. Unfortunately, Nelson was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer in early January of 2017. With the increasing cost of health care in mind, Purple Petals hosted a benefit for Nelson this past Saturday at the Dellwood Hills Golf Club.

For the full story, please see the March 16th print edition of the St. James Plaindealer