The Friends of Hunter will sponsor a political benefit and skeet shoot for Larry Hunter, Democratic challenger to incumbent Mike Hamilton for the District 19 state representative seat, set for 8 a.m. June 28 at the Orange Gun Club. Deadline to RSVP is June 25.

The event is limited to the first 20 paid five-man teams. Other features include a raffle and silent auction.

Cost is $500 per team and $100 for individual shooters. The first-paid entrant gets choice of start times.

Shooting formats are 50-bird five stand and 48-bird scrap. Prizes will be awarded to the first- , second- and third-place teams and the top individual and youth shooters.

Lunch is included for competitors and will be $10 for nonshooters.

For more information, call Hunter spokeswoman Lisa Maze at 651-6090; or John Gothia, 882-1217. Donations are not tax-deductible. Checks should be made to: Larry Hunter Campaign, 1260 N. Main St., Vidor, 77662.

Maze added that details are still be worked out for a Wayne Toups concert to benefit the Hunter campaign, tentatively set for Aug. 9 at VFW Post 2772 along North Texas 87 in Orange.