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Campbell and LRFW models to participate in charity fashion event for war vets
Campbell and LRFW models to participate in charity fashion event for war vets

Compassionate Warriors, a non-profit organization made up of women who have had loved ones that are military veterans die from cancer or are living with the disease, is presenting a fashion glamarama. The event is taking place Sunday, October 30 at the Clinton Presidential Library, located at 1200 President Clinton Ave. in Little Rock, starts at 2 p.m. 

The fashion event will highlight military era past and present  to raise support  and dramatize the needs of veterans who have died and dying with cancer, starting with the public awareness. Models will wear clothes from the 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s.

Brandon D. Campbell, the founder and executive producer of the Little Rock Fashion Week, will be the emcee and will feature a couple of LRFW's professional models Darria Johnson and Hannah Dillon. Campbell, who at 7 years old lost his grandfather, a Vietnam Navy veteran, with lung cancer, is honored to be apart of this event.

Guests include the men and women of the USA military, war veterans and the compassionate and caring people across the United States. The Goal of Compassionate Warriors, ran by executive director Betsy Tonihka-McCoy, is to raise $100,000 through fashion events and merchandising to aid the families of veterans' hospital expenses.

Compassion Warriors are accepting donations at the door for admissions. At 2 p.m., there will be a reception and the fashion showcase will begin at 3 pm.