Book & Breakfast Benefiting Executives In Action
LocationDallas Country Club
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- November 14, 2013 7:15 am
When was the last time you had the opportunity to break bread with a former CIA operative? That you know of, anyway—neighbor Bill sure is a quiet one and your mom is so good at extracting information that maybe she’s had some training. The nonprofit Executives in Action, an organization that provides “service grants” of executive expertise to help other nonprofits succeed, has invited Tony Mendez and his wife, Joanna Mendez, to speak at their fundraiser. If those names sound familiar, it’s perhaps thanks to a little Oscar Award-winning movie called Argo, inspired by the book Mendez wrote about the bold plan to rescue six United States diplomats from Iran during the 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis. Some guy named Ben Affleck plays the character based on Mendez. The American Fallen Soldiers Project will also give a presentation in honor of Navy SEAL Team 6 member Aaron Vaughn who died alongside 37 others as part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.