Friends of NRA event Oct. 8


The Lexington of Texas Friends of NRA event will held Thursday, Oct. 8 at the J.B. Wells Convention Center, 2301 County Road 197.

Local Gonzales County organizations have received more than $50,000 in grants. In 2019, over 25 events were held in South Texas to help raise over $125,000 for local grants and NRA programs. Organizations benefiting from grants include youth shooting programs, safety and training, and law enforcement. Additional information about programs supported through the NRA Foundation can be found at

Tickets are $40 per person, or a table of eight for $400. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for games, raffles, and a live auction.

Tickets are available online at or by contacting George Reese at (830) 857-4060.

Each ticket is eligible for a firearm drawing (must be present to win) and each table buyer will be entered into an exclusive drawing for a Kimber M-2 1911 45acp.

This year’s items include the NRA’s 2020 Gun of the Year from Henry Repeating Arms: the new Side Gate Lever Action .45-70 with NRA Seal, a “We the People” acoustic guitar signed by Ted Nugent, a Sig Saur P320 M17 9mm pistol, a Fostech Eagle Lite Rifle with NRA Logo, as well as some 20 other guns and merchandise.