Les GoldLes Gold, the star of the truTV reality show Hardcore Pawn, will visit Marshall County later this week to speak with fans at a local pawnshop and support the work of the United Way of Marshall County.

Goldis a third generation pawnbroker who works alongside his son Seth at American Jewelry and Loan, located in the heart of Detroit. Their store has been the subject of truTV’s top-rated show, Hardcore Pawn.

Gold will visit P & N Pawnshop at 1842 West Jefferson Street in Plymouth on Friday, October 28, from 2 to 4pm. Fans will have the opportunity to visit with Gold, take photos and get an autograph.This event is free and open to the public.

That evening, at 6 pm, Gold will be a featured guest at a fundraising dinner for the United Way held at Memories Reception Hall at 401 East Jefferson Street in Plymouth. Gold will share his story, insights into his family’s business and lessons learned as an experienced pawnbroker.

The event will feature an auction and book signing, also to benefit the United Way. Individual tickets and table sponsorships for the event may be purchased at Ameriprise Financial, located at 401 E Jefferson Street, Suite 100, Plymouth; P&N Pawnshop or at the United Way of Marshall County offices, located at 2701 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth.The dinner is supported by Ameriprise Financial, Paladin Legacy Advisory Group and P&N Pawnshop.


For over 50 years, the United Way of Marshall County has continuously conducted annual fundraising campaigns in support of local health and human service not-for-profit organizations.The United Way has been the conduit for helping thousands of individuals, regardless of income level, contribute to a united community cause. United Way volunteers have spent millions of hours advocating for much needed programs and services that help build a stronger community and, as a result, the United Way has allocated more than $8 million to local agencies for everything from basic necessities like food to tutoring programs for youth to helping the elderly get to the doctor. The United Way of Marshall County remains committed to igniting the caring power of the human spirit to help meet the most basic needs of education, health and financial stability. Together we create a stronger future for Marshall County.