A number of events are being planned to benefit Fallen Officers Remembered. Proceeds will be used to buy new bulletproof vests for the many law enforcement officers in need.
On average, one law enforcement officer is killed somewhere in America nearly every 53 hours; the number one cause, currently, is gunfire. More than 62,000 officers are assaulted each year and approximately 21,000 are injured. Today, some 900,000 sworn officers put their lives on the line to "protect and serve" each and every day. 250,000 officers, nationwide, are not provided with nor protected by body armor.
They are the "forgotten, taken-for-granted" heroes.
More than 70% of Luzerne County Law Enforcement Officers are not provided with body armor. The best way our law enforcement officers can protect our loved ones, is if they are protected with body armor.
information: Fallen Officers Remembered
Here are some upcoming fundraisers for the group:
Spin Benefit for Fallen Officers Remembered Sat March 16 2013 8 am-2pm
VIVE will be
hosting their first Indoor Cycling Benefit for the Fallen Officers Remembered.
(Helping protect those who protect us!) Event will be held at VIVE Health and Fitness, 500 Third Avenue in Kingston.
Participants: $25 registration fee: a 50 minute spin, free t-shirt if you preregister and a goody bag.
For more information Corinne Farrell contact:
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Hockey Game Benefitting Fallen Officers Remembered is set for Friday April 19 7:05 pm A portion of each ticket sold through this program will be donated to Fallen Officers Remembered. The funds will help the group donate more body armor for police officers and k-9s.
There will be a giveway that evening: Geisinger Water Bottle (first 5000 fans)
Group Package Includes: A ticket to the game, W-B/Scranton Penguins Hat, hotdog, soda and chips! Pricing: Blue Zone: $18 Gold Zone: $21 Red Zone: $23
For more information or to purchase tickets directly over the phone, please call Andrew Augustine at 570-208-5415 or AAUGUSTINE@WBSPENGUINS.com Please be sure to Reference "FALLEN OFFICERS REMEMBERED" when ordering tickets to ensure the group receives credit!
On Saturday, April 27 A Fundraiser to Benefit Fallen Officers Remembered will be held at the Checkerboard Inn, Carverton Rd., Trucksville from 1 to 5pm
Meal price: $15/adults & $12/kid (age 10 and under) - includes pizza, wings and soda (Eat in only/Walk ins welcome)
Raffle Baskets, Music/D.J., Arts and crafts for the kids. A Silent Auction to win the opportunity to throw the first pitch at a RailRiders baseball game!
***For Tickets or to make a donation, call Jordan at 570-406-6123