Town Square

Post a New Topic

Police officers association to hold memorial run Saturday

Original post made on May 6, 2009

The California Peace Officers Association will hold an inaugural memorial run and barbecue Saturday at Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area to honor the more than 150 officers who are killed in the line of duty each year and their survivors.

This story contains 345 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.

Comments (5)

Like this comment
Posted by Rick
a resident of Parkside
on May 6, 2009 at 3:11 pm

I also heard that SFPD officers - working in Oakland the day of the fallen OPD officer's funeral - to allow all OPD officers to attend the funeral - donated all their overtime funds back to the Oakland PD officer association.

Class act SFPD....class act.

Thank you to all that serve us.

Like this comment
Posted by Randy
a resident of Mission Park
on May 7, 2009 at 12:11 pm

Is the public allowed to attend the BBQ? If so what are the times?

Like this comment
Posted by AVHS Dad
a resident of Stoneridge Park
on May 7, 2009 at 12:51 pm

AVHS Dad is a registered user.

It's a fundraiser so I'm sure the public is more than welcome for the run and/or the (Outback!!!) barbeque.

From the web site listed in the article:

The family BBQ begins at 11 a.m. Adult meal includes
Chicken or tri-tip; Kids meal includes a hamburger or hotdog.
Both meals include salad, side dish & a drink. Food
tickets are $10 for adults & $7 for kids (12 and under).
Entrants receive a free food ticket.

Like this comment
Posted by Mr. Soccer
a resident of Downtown
on May 7, 2009 at 2:33 pm

Why did this get out so late? We could have gone if there was enough time to plan for it. Why report about somthing to try and raise support and not give enough time to do so???? I have lost P.D. freinds and would have loved to have gone. I will still donate to support them and all that they do for all of us.
Thank You!

Like this comment
Posted by Karen
a resident of Birdland
on May 8, 2009 at 9:19 am

FYI - There is also an event in Oakland on Saturday at the Warehouse to benefit the families of the OPD officers. Tickets are $20. There will be a silent auction (in which many Pleasanton businesses donated items) as well as a live auction.

Here is a link Web Link

Looks like it will be a nice day on Saturday....come on out!!!

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

ValleyCare closes Livermore thrift store
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 1,762 views