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Announcements  |  April 20, 2018  |  
Russ Norwood

Inaugural Venturi Charity Shoot Raises Over $40,000 for Austin Veterans

Venturi Wealth Management was proud to host the inaugural Venturi Charity Shoot benefitting Honor Flight Austin sponsored by TriState Capital Bank on April 4th, 2018. It is our privilege to announce that the event raised over $40,000 for Honor Flight Austin, an organization that has successfully taken over 2,000 veterans to our Nation’s Capital to visit the memorials built in their honor.

Hog Heaven, a world class, private sporting club facility in Dripping Springs, Texas accommodated over 60 participants who competed in a sporting clays course and flurry competitions. Attendees shot alongside World Champion Clay Target Shooter, Gebben Miles, and Junior World Champion Clay Target Shooter, Trevor Jensen. Upon completing the course, shooters enjoyed a barbecue dinner and awards ceremony.

During the event, we heard from the Honor Flight Austin Chair, Dwain James, and avid Honor Flight Austin supporter, Nyle Maxwell, who described the incredible experience Honor Flight provides to these veterans from a firsthand perspective – specifically the emotional moment when the veterans arrive at the airport and are welcomed by well-deserved cheers from the entire terminal. On April 7th, Honor Flight Austin completed its 50th veteran flight. The funds raised from the Venturi Charity Shoot will allow an additional 40 veterans the honor of traveling to their D.C. memorials in the future.

At Venturi, we believe in giving back to the communities that we serve.  We set aside a portion of our revenues each year in the Venturi Charitable Gift Fund, and our team takes part in selecting important organizations where we can have great impact.

Honor Flight needs your help finding veterans! If you know a veteran who we can help thank for their service and sacrifice, please contact Honor Flight Austin at 1-888-530-8880 or contact@honorflightaustin.org.

Event photographer: Addison Studios