Austin police to host fundraiser concert

Published 4:04 pm Friday, October 22, 2010

The Austin Police Officers Association (APOA) is holding its Country Music Spectacular Saturday night at Austin High School.

The concert, featuring Collin Raye and special guests, is at 7 p.m. and the proceeds from ticket and advertisement sales go towards scholarships for law enforcement students attending Riverland Community College.

This year, two scholarships of $1,000 each are expected to be awarded.

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APOA has held the fundraiser concert for 13 years and given over $20,000 in scholarships to Riverland students.

Check the Austin Daily Herald next week to see who was awarded the scholarships.