Want to make some noise, break some things, and have a blast doing it while supporting a great cause?
Well, come on out for the Delta VFW Post #3571 second annual Shoot for the Boot Trap Shoot and Gala on July 1. The event will be held at the Delta Trap Club in North Delta.
The time is now for sponsors to get involved and sign up. Reservations for sponsorships are being taken.
The gala will be held at the Lions Club Pavilion in Cleland Park after the trap shoot. An award-winning barbecue will be followed by nationally renowned country artist Charley Jenkins live in concert.
In the summer of 2008 Charley Jenkins was selected out of 45,000 contestants to be one of 12 finalists to compete on Nashville Star, which aired on NBC. Jenkins's career has been gaining tremendous momentum as he has opened for many top 20 country headliners including LeAnn Rimes, Alan Jackson, Lonestar, Montgomery Gentry, Kellie Pickler, Taylor Swift, Josh Turner and many others.
The mission of VFW Post and Auxiliary #3571 and the sole purpose of this event is to raise much-needed funds to build a veterans and family center in Delta. It will be a place to hold meetings and honor veterans. There will also be a veterans museum, community center and a place for veterans to hang out.
Stay up to date with all event information by liking Facebook/Shoot for the Boot Trap Shoot and Gala. If you have any questions or would like to RSVP, please call Mathew Gallegos at 970-589-6909 or Dennis Kelly at 303-915-0936.
The post is also hosting a fundraiser golf tournament at Devil's Thumb on Saturday, May 20 - Armed Forces Day. To sign up, call Della Ware at 872-3327.
Two fatal accidents occurred in Delta County within a two-day span last week.
Casey Gillenwater, 25, of Delta was killed the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 133 outside of Hotchkiss.