SC USO to hold fundraising event

September 5, 2013 

FILE PHOTO: Retired Air National Guardsmen, Charlie Sharpe of Columbia comes out to show support for the opening of the renovated USO in the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.


— The South Carolina USO will hold its second annual fundraising event at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown across from the Carolina Coliseum on Assembly Street in Columbia.

The event will feature a reception, silent auction and a dinner. Speakers will be active duty military personnel talking about how the USO helped them during their deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

All proceeds benefit the USO of South Carolina.

Tickets are $75 and tables of eight are available for $500.

Details: (803) 227-7955.

--Jeff Wilkinson

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