Fundraiser for Bossier & Caddo Crime Stoppers to be held Sept. 11

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Lt. Col. Oliver North, combat-decorated U.S. Marine, best-selling author and military correspondent, will be the guest of honor at a special fundraiser to benefit Caddo-Bossier Crime Stoppers on Friday, Sept.11, at Sam’s Town Casino and Hotel Ballroom.  Tickets are $150 per person for dinner and the event.

Lt. Col. Oliver North
Lt. Col. Oliver North

Reserved seating tickets can be made online at www.AnEveningWith.info.  There are also several levels of table sponsorships available.

Lt. Col. Oliver North is well known to Americans familiar with U.S. military activities and beyond.  He is a Texas native who graduated from the United States Naval Academy and served 22 years as a U.S. Marine. For his service in combat, he was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star for valor and two Purple Hearts for wounds in action.  Among his prestigious honors, Lt. Col. North is a combat-decorated U.S. Marine, best-selling author, military correspondent and the host of War Stories for FOX News, and – the new host of the award-winning original series Saving Private K-9 on Sportsman Channel.

From 1983-1986, North served on the National Security Council Staff as the U.S. Government’s counter-terrorism coordinator. He was involved in planning the rescue of 804 medical students on the island of Grenada and played a major role in the capture of terrorists who hijacked the cruise ship Achille Lauro. President Ronald Reagan described him as “an American hero.”

Currently, North serves on the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and is the founder of the Freedom Alliance, a foundation providing college scholarships to the sons and daughters of U.S. military personnel killed in the line of duty.

Several types of table sponsorships are available which include reserved seating, dinner, VIP meet and greet, a photo opportunity and autographed copies of Lt. Col. North’s new book, American Heroes.  You may purchase table sponsorship packages by calling Jim Taliaferro at (318) 617-9805 or Beau Miquez (318) 936-0298.  Seating is limited for this special event.

Crime Stoppers is a 501c3, non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating the anonymous reporting of information regarding criminal activity or wanted fugitives to law enforcement.