Widow of 'American Sniper' to speak Dec. 8
Taya Kyle, the widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle, will speak at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 at McMahon Memorial Auditorium.
"The doors will open at 4 p.m. and there will be refreshments and food in the lobby," said Shawn Magrath, public affairs officer of the Lawton Soccer Club. "This is a fundraiser for the soccer club and we hope that we have a good crowd."
"We have a great auction scheduled too," Magrath said. "Robert Peterson, who is a local artist, has painted a picture of Chris Kyle and it will be auctioned off."
Other items to be auctioned include:
A team ball autographed by the entire team of the Green Bay Packers;
A University of Oklahoma football and an OU helmet, donated by Sooners coach Lincoln Riley;
An autographed football signed by Emmett Smith, formerly of the Dallas Cowboys;
A Dell laptop computer, donated by the Dell Corporation; and
A 6-foot-by-3-foot American flag made of recycled fire hoses. The work was created by a local artist.