Lt. General Gaskin To Keynote 35th Annual Banquet


Liberty City-Richfield Southover Community Improvement Association, Inc. will be celebrating its 35th Annual Banquet on Friday, October 19th, 2018. The event will be held at the Liberty City Community Center located at 1401 Mills B. Lane beginning at 7 PM.

Our speaker for the occasion will be our very own, Lt. Gen. Walter Gaskin (Ret). He is the son of the late Mrs. Peggy Lovewine and grew up in the community from Vassar Street.

Mr. Gaskin is the Chief Executive Officer of La Porte Technology Defense (LAPORTECH). LAPORTECH is focused on becoming the leading engineering

Technical Development Plan (“TDP”) supplier with capability to design, test, retrofit, and roll-out new and existing small and medium quantity specialty defense and commercial vehicles using the latest original equipment manufacturer parts and accessories in a seamless single-point solution. Mr. Gaskin previously served as the Managing Director in Charge of Operation Management Complex of Global Bank in Irvine CA.

Additionally, he is an active board member of Savannah State University Foundation, Rise Against Hunger, Consortium For Africa, Marine Corps University Foundation Western Governors, University NC and the American College of National Security Leaders (ACNSL). Lieutenant General Gaskin served as the Deputy Chairman of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Military Committee in Brussels Belgium providing military and operational advice to NATO’s Secretary General and North Atlantic Council from 2010 until his retirement in 2013.

Please join LCRS in our celebration with your attendance. Tickets are $30.

You can contact Levessie Walker at 232- 2059 or Gloria Cleveland Williams at 236-3048 for banquet tickets, ads, patrons or any other information.

Your participation will be greatly appreciated and we will be so happy to have you there with us. Thank you for standing with us.

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