A chance to own one of the late Minden police chief T.C. Bloxom’s gun collection is coming Thursday.
Bloxom’s private firearm collection will be auctioned off at 6 p.m. at the home of James and Lyda Madden, located at 100 Willow Creek Drive, with tickets set at $25 per person. Tickets will include a dinner, catered by Party Express and must be purchased prior to the event. Only a limited number of tickets will be sold.
Bloxom served Minden as a firefighter and in law enforcement for more than 70 years. He was a firefighter for 63 years, serving as chief for the last 37. He held the title of Minden police chief for 20 years. He passed away July 12, 2014 at the age of 84.
The proceeds from the auction will go towards the new, state-of-the-art children’s building at First United Methodist Church.
Tickets to the casual event may be purchased at the First United Methodist Church on Broadway, Carey Real Estate on Homer Road, or T.G’s Gardens & Gifts on Hwy. 531. Checks should be made payable to the First United Methodist Church.