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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Some Columbia business owners are coming together to help one of their own.

The owners of the Blue Cactus Cafe in Five Points have closed the restaurant temporarily as they mourn the loss of a family member.

57-year-old Mike Culclasure, who is the son-in-law of the owner, died Friday.

Friends of the restaurant have set up a fund-raising page to raise money for Mike's wife, Julie and her family. Click here for more information or to donate.

They even will donate some of the proceeds from their sales to the family.

Here are what some of the 5 Points businesses are doing:

Crust Bakehouse is donating $1 for every scone sold on April 5th

Pupcakes Pet Boutique & Bakery will donate 20% of any gift card purchased on April 5th, and 20% of any bakery case items on April 8th

April 11 Jake's on Devine is donating 15% of sales during happy hour 4-9pm, with a benefit concert to raise additional money

The Jam Room Recording Studio is donating PA equipment for those bands

Drip Coffee will donate 5% of all beverage sales on Monday, April 8th


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