Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing who later was able to identify the bombers, will be the speaker for the LIT Foundation Salute to Real American Heroes at 6:00 pm, Sept. 10, at Wesley United Methodist Church, Beaumont. The annual event provides scholarships for students in the Department of Public Service & Safety.

Tickets to the event are $50 each. Dinner will be provided by the Sabine Area Restaurant Association and Cooks 2 Doz. + Inc. All first responders and active military who are in uniform plus a guest will be treated to dinner.

To buy tickets or make first responder/military reservations or for more information on sponsorships available, see the Web site at, or call (409) 839-2983.