Ways To Help Victims of Train Tragedy 11/17/12
CBS 7 News Reporter
November 17, 2012
MIDLAND, TX – Many local groups are coming together to help raise funds from the families of victims in the train crash.
On Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 2 pm, the Odessa Jackalopes will hold a press conference at the center ice club at Ector County Coliseum.
At that gathering, Jackalopes team president and part owner Dan Lavergne and Director of broadcasting, media & public relations Tony Brown will detail the Jacks' plan to raise funds and donate to the families of the victims of the midland train tragedy at the Jackalopes' upcoming Homestand on Friday and Saturday, the 23rd and 24th of November.
The Texas Roadhouse locations in Midland and Odessa will host a fundraiser night to benefit Hunt for Hero's in support of the families of the victims.
On Monday, November 19th from 4pm-10pm, and 10% of our total food sales will be donated to the complex community federal credit union hunt for hero's fund.
Also ICA is continuing to raise funds. The ICA show of support for our veterans raised a total of $129,607. ICA owner John Bushman gave a check for $100,000.
If you would like to donate to the cause you can go to any Western National Bank branch and they'll be able to help you.