As City Councilwoman Priscilla Leal continues to recover at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston from the stroke she suffered in January, the family now has the daunting task of paying her medical expenses.

To help alleviate the costs, a barbecue fundraiser is scheduled to be held on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The event will be held at the Police Officer's Association Building at 3122 Leopard St.