Three Time Olympian Lolo Jones to be Keynote Speaker at Salvation Army Luncheon on Veterans Day


HOUSTON, TX. — Three-time Olympic star Lolo Jones is scheduled to be the keynote speaker on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, when the Salvation Army of Greater Houston will hold its 2015 Annual Luncheon. The event takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston. As a child, Jones and her family lived at a Salvation Army center in Iowa during a time of homelessness. She was able to turn adversity into motivation to become one of the premiere female athletes in the world. Source: Style Magazine.

“We are excited to have Lolo Jones as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Annual Luncheon. Not only will we have the opportunity to hear her story of triumph in the sports world, a journey that she continues on today, but also learn how The Salvation Army was there for her and her family during their time of need,” said the Bookouts.

The mission of The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command is to meet human needs without discrimination. Each year nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army. About 86.3 cents of every dollar raised locally is used to support those services in Houston and 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information about The Salvation Army, please visit

Lolo Jones is a three-time Olympic track and field and bobsled athlete who specializes in the 60 and 100 meter hurdles. She won three NCAA titles and garnered 11 All-American honors while at LSU. She won indoor national titles in 2007, 2008 and 2009 in the 60 m hurdles, with gold medals at the World Indoor Championship in 2008 and 2010. She was favored to win the 100 m hurdles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but tripped on the penultimate hurdle, finishing in seventh place. She went on to win silver at the 2008 World Athletics Final. She is a devout Christian, and often prays before competitions, and talks openly about her faith

Christian Speakers 360 is a booking agent for Christian athletes and celebrities. If you would like to book Lolo Jones for an appearance, contact Lolo Jones’s booking agent for speaker fees at 1.800.966.1380.

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