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Concert raises $10,000 for Trooper Walter’s Blackhawk Gym

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Posted at 12:48 AM, Jun 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-27 22:46:10-04

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. -- A free concert took place Friday night in Powhatan County to benefit the Blackhawk Gym, which was founded by slain Virginia State Police Special Agent Michael Walter.

As the band entertained the crowd of hundreds, a raffle raised $10,000 for the gym.

Powhatan native Angie Miles and Trooper Walter's son, Mason

Powhatan native Angie Miles and Trooper Walter's son, Mason

Sponsors Village Vibe and Fine Creek Realty donated all proceeds to the gym founded by the slain special agent.

CBS 6 anchor Angie Miles attended the event and met Trooper Walter's son, Mason, and saw some old friends from her hometown of Powhatan.

Additionally, a comedy show slated for Aug. 4 at Passion Community Church in Powhatan will raise money for Trooper Walter's family.