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‘Duck Dynasty’ star to appear in Bristol

Staff Reports • Aug 29, 2013 at 10:09 PM

BRISTOL –– One of the stars of A&E’s hit TV show “Duck Dynasty” will be stopping in at Viking Hall Civic Center for a fundraising event in October.

According to a city of Bristol news release, Willie Robertson, CEO and partial owner of the duck call company, Duck Commander & Buck Commander, as well as TV personality, businessman, outdoorsman, hunter and author, will appear for a Family Ministries of Greeneville fundraising event on Oct. 19 at 2 p.m.

“We are very excited about having Mr. Robertson coming to Bristol’s Viking Hall and assisting Family Life Ministries in their fundraising efforts,” Darlene Cole, venue manager for the city of Bristol said.

According to the release, Family Life Ministries raising funds for a 10,000-square-foot expansion, which will provide classroom space and counseling facilities for children Family Ministries serve. The projected cost of the expansion project is $1.65 million.

Tickets will go on sale Sept. 7 and can be purchased by calling Viking Hall Box Office at 764-0188 or by visiting www.vikinghall.com.

According to the release, tickets can also be purchased at the Viking Hall Box Office, 1100 Edgemont Ave.

For more information, call the box office, email arutherford@bristoltn.org or contact Colleen Cox at 943-4989 or ccox@fwbfm.com.

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