A fundraiser sponsored by the American Legion Post 197 and family and friends of Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Walker will raise funds to memorialize his service at an Aug. 24 event from 4 to 9 p.m. on the Zebulon courthouse square.Walker was a 2004 Pike County High School graduate. He lost his life during his second tour of duty in Iraq. ’We’re raising funds for a memorial to be placed in the old middle school building to honor Lance Cpl. Walker and his sacrifice for our freedom,’ said Post 197 chaplain Ben Maxedon. ‘Please come out and join us. There will be live music, a car cruise in, a motorcycle ride in, good food and fun for the kids. So grab your lawn chair or blanket and be part of this fun filled day for a great cause.’For interested citizens who cannot make it to the event, tax deductible donations may be mailed to the Pike County American Legion Post 197 at P.O. Box 781, Zebulon, 30295.
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