Brian Cherry, owner of the Time Out Pub & Eatery, will host a Fallen Heroes benefit from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at his establishment in the lower level of the Helgesen Building, 101 E. Milwaukee St.

Proceeds will benefit The Janesville Firefighters Charities, a local nonprofit organization, he said.

"As a business, we want to give back to the community and say thanks. Janesville has been pretty good to us, and I don't want people to forget 9/11,'' Cherry said.

Cherry hopes the first-time event will raise at least $1,000.

"If more is raised, that'll be great," he said.

To participate, customers will pay $10 for a coupon to order off the menu anything up to $10.

Budweiser helped provide a half-barrel of beer, so beer will be sold for $1.50 a glass.

That money, too, will be donated to the local firefighters charity, Cherry said.

Charities include Firehouse Park in downtown Janesville and the Fill the Boot for Jerry's Kids campaign. does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

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