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Cuero Gun Club to donate profits to trooper who lost home in wildfires

Sept. 14, 2011 at 4:14 a.m.


WHAT: Cuero Gun Club's Country Doubles Shoot, with half of the profits going to a state trooper whose home was destroyed by the Bastrop wildfires

WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday, with cut-off at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Cuero Gun Club, Farm-to-Market Road 1447

COST: $35 entrance fee; $25 for women and seniors; optional pots will also be available.

AWARDS: First and second high overall and by class

The Cuero Gun Club will donate half of its profits from its Country Doubles Shoot to a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper whose family lost its home and belongings in the Bastrop wildfires.

Trooper James Perry has been with DPS in Bastrop for nearly a year after returning from Afghanistan, where he served with the U.S. Marines. Perry has a wife, 18-month-old son and another child on the way, said DeWitt County Sheriff Jode Zavesky.

After hearing about the family's loss, the gun club decided to dedicate a portion of Saturday's shoot out to Perry, his wife and family.



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