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Stars Scholarship Fund brings political figure to El Paso

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 8:20pm

The Stars Scholarship Fund, is originally from South Texas but for the first time this year it's coming to El Paso.

The organization is also bringing a surprise key note speaker.

The 65th Secretary of State, General Colin L. Powell plans to host the first ever Stars Extravaganza.

He is on the Executive Leadership Cabinet of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and is the Honorary Chairman of thwe education center for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

The 2013 Stars Extravaganza is a private event. Local businesses are invited to sponsor the event and help raise money for student scholarships.

The organization has historically been held in Laredo, the Rio Grande Valley and in Corpus Christi.

This year's evenet will be on Wednesday, October 16th. For more information, please visit



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