In The News: Dinner Buys Lancers Uniforms

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Dick Gagliardi thought he was just bringing his grandsons into Paul Saltarello’s barber shop for haircuts. But the two men began discussing Gagliardi’s beloved Purple Lancers drum and bugle corps, and an idea was born. Gagliardi was looking for help raising money to purchase $24,000 in uniforms for the Lancers, a legendary Auburn institution that had recently been brought back after 34 years. He decided to ask Saltarello for help with a fundraising dinner.

"Without any hesitation, he said he’d be more than happy to put it together," Gagliardi said.

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Posted by on Sunday, November 16th, 2008. Filed under DCA News.