Trophy Club salutes Wounded Warriors

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The greatest casualty is being forgotten. This is the motto of the Wounded Warriors.

Trophy Club Salutes Wounded Warriors Inc. will host its first annual fundraising event this Saturday at the Trophy Club Country Club in Trophy Club, Texas.

All proceeds will go to support the Wounded Warrior Project.

The WWP helps injured soldiers returning from war recover as they transition back into civilian life.

WWP aids service members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq who incurred injuries on or after 9/11.

It helps injured soldiers pay for medical expenses, assists them with job placement and training and provides prosthetic limbs and rehabilitation.

A silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The list includes several items ranging from jewelry and iPads to movie passes and cowboy boots.

Saturday morning kicks off with a 5K run/walk and round robin tennis tournaments at 8 a.m. Registration for the race opens at 6:30 a.m. at Byron Nelson High School.

Tennis tournaments will be at Trophy Club Country Club’s tennis courts.

Two golf tournaments will start at 9:30 a.m.

The tournaments are sold out, but guests can follow along on the Hogan and Whitworth Courses.

In the evening, visitors can attend a country western concert with artists Amber Leigh, Charlie Robison, Aaron Watson and Mark Chestnut. The concert begins at 5 p.m. and attendees will sit on the lawn, so chairs and blankets are encouraged. Regular tickets are $40 each.

There will also be a military presentation including a fly over by WWII and Viet Nam aircraft and a singing banner presentation at 6 p.m.

The organization welcomes participants, volunteers, donors, sponsors and country western music lovers to attend.

To become a sponsor, donate, volunteer or find out more information about the event visit http://www.tcsww.org

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