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Fundraiser is Saturday for crash victim's son

A fundraiser to benefit Mikey Pound, the 3-year-old child of Barbara "Barbie" Morton, who died in a car wreck last month, will be held Saturday in Lexington County.

The event, featuring five live musical bands and performers, will be held at Southwings Sports Bar at 1573 S. Lake Drive.

Mikey is being cared for by his father, Michael Pound, Morton's longtime fiance. Morton, 29, was killed in a crash near Swansea.

The fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. and is scheduled to go past 10 p.m. Performers include Mark Taylor Jr., Johnny Denton, Chick Flix, Into The Depths and Face Down. Michael Pound is a drummer in Face Down, which plays last. It is slated to go on after 9 p.m.

People wishing to donate may send a check to: Barbara "Barbie" Morton Memorial Fund c/o Mikey Pound, First Community Bank, 4404 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC 29206, Attention: Wilma Jordan, customer service.

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