ODESSA - A gala to pay tribute to veterans took place in Odessa.
The Texas Civil Rights Project Gala and Fundraiser was held on Saturday night.
Two veterans were honored, followed by a dinner and dance.
Event organizers see this event as a great way to merge two very important issues.
"We're really trying to focus on the intersection of civil rights and veterans rights which is sometimes a strange area but we really believe both causes are worth fighting for and we are so happy so many people came out tonight," Regional Director, Cassandra Champion, said.