Chief Shelton to be honored at 2012 Salute fund-raiser
BEAUMONT – Chief C.A. “Pete” Shelton will be honored at the 11th annual A Salute to The Real American Heroes fund-raiser for the LIT Foundation. The event will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3810 North Major Drive, Beaumont.
Shortly after Sept. 11, 2001, A Salute to The Real American Heroes was created by Chief Pete Shelton in recognition of local fire, police, emergency medical technology, criminal justice, and homeland security services and to assist students in these educational programs at Lamar Institute of Technology.
All first responders and active military that are in uniform and a guest will be treated to a dinner, provided by the Cooks 2 Doz.+ Inc.
All others interested in purchasing a ticket or a table may call (409) 839-2983 for more information.
Reservations are required for first responders and active military. Please make your reservations by Thursday, Aug. 23, by visiting www.lit.edu or calling (409) 839-2983.