Candidate's fundraiser set for today

Published on Saturday, 11 January 2014 00:11 - Written by From Staff Reports

Smith County Precinct 4 Commissioner candidate Donald Sanders is holding a fundraising event today at 3 p.m. at the Ceaugry and W.B. Houston Center, 1313 N. Palace Ave. in Tyler.

Sanders will face incumbent JoAnn Hampton in the March Democratic primary.

The event will include barbecue, gospel music, and special guest football Hall of Famer Earl Campbell. Music starts at 6 p.m. and includes Lacy and Howard Singers, the Rev. Rick Porter and Gospel Harmonizers, North Tenaha Male Chorus, Miracle Edition from Greenville.

Donations of $20 are requested. Supporters include Bishop David and Lillian Houston, the Rev. Rodney and Yvonne Atkins, Willie and Melba Gipson, Percy and Myra Everhart, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Campbell, Clifton Roberson, D.C. Brown and Carl Johnson.