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Bassmaster Classic Attendees Donate $2,050, Berkley Matches

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – Berkley recognized the Wounded Warriors with a raffle for Berkley Pro jerseys in the Berkley Booth during the Classic Expo. All proceeds gathered during the Classic Expo raffle were donated to the Wounded Warriors on the final day of the Classic. Classic attendees raised $2,050 during the raffle, and Berkley matched the donations for the Wounded Warriors. The final amount raised by Classic Expo attendees and Berkley was $4,100. Berkley selected one Wounded Warrior that received an all-expenses paid trip to the Classic in Shreveport.  Cpl. Justin Gaertner, an avid bass fisherman, was recognized and awarded the trip along with a complete fishing package to help him reclaim his time on the water.  Read Full Story

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