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Mar 12, 2014 7:23 AM by Cecilia Stevenson

Fourth Annual Sporting Clay Shoot-Out and Inaugural Archery Competition

The Patrick Williamson Memorial Foundation's Fourth Annual Sporting Clay Shoot-Out and Inaugural Archery Competition will take place on Saturday, April 12, 2014. This annual event is the sole fundraiser held by the foundation. The event will take place at the Wilderness Gun Club in Lafayette, Louisiana. The shoot-out consists of 17 stations, 100 targets through both wooded and open areas. The archery competition consists of 10 stations and thirty targets.

The Patrick Williamson Memorial Foundation is a true non-profit, with 100% of proceeds donated to the causes and organizations selected by the non-profit. The Patrick Williamson Memorial Foundation works to assist local and national organizations that support his core values - education, his country and his community.

For more info call: 337-983-8844

Or visit: www.patrickwilliamson.org

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The Patrick Williamson Memorial Foundation was established in honor of Patrick Williamson. Born in Broussard, La., Patrick Williamson was an alumnus of St. Cecilia School as well as St. Thomas More High School. As an adult, Patrick was extremely patriotic with a high sense of adventure. He was a mechanical engineering major at University of Louisiana for two years before answering his life's calling. His decision to serve in the United States Army came as no surprise to anyone who knew him. He enlisted in August 2006 and deployed to Afghanistan in July 2009, where he proudly supported Operation Enduring Freedom. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. On October 27, 2009, Patrick was killed in the Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device (IED).

 

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