MARSHALL, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Marshall community came together to support Tom Lisella.

Lisella spent over three months in the hospital and rehab to recovery from an emergency surgery due to an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Now, Lisella is back home and recovering. To assist him in paying for medical bills, the community held a benefit dinner to support him.

The dinner took place at the Marshall American Legion Post 90, where dozens came out to support one of its own.