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Lakewood police to take donations at T-Birds game

Post by Brent Champaco on Dec. 2, 2009 at 5:52 pm with No Comments »
December 2, 2009 5:52 pm

There are seemingly dozens of companies and organizations that are raising money to help the families of the four fallen Lakewood officers.

There are too many to dedicate individual blog posts to, but we’ll try our best to direct you to some sort of a roundup of these organizations. Meanwhile, the Lakewood Police Independent Guild is the official fund-raiser for the families.

Here is an event at the Seattle Thunderbirds game Saturday in Kent. Police officers will get four free tickets to the game:


T-Birds are offering four free tickets to all police officers for game against Everett Silvertips

Kent, December 2, 2009 – The Seattle Thunderbirds organization appreciates all that the law enforcement community does to keep citizens safe and secure. The entire Thunderbirds organization was shocked and saddened by the tragic events that unfolded in Lakewood on Sunday.

The Lakewood Police Independent Guild will be in attendance at the game against the Everett Silvertips on Saturday, December 5, at ShoWare Center accepting monetary donations for the Guild. All donations and proceeds that the Guild obtains go to the children of fallen officers in a trust.

Click here for more information on the Lakewood Police Independent Guild.

To show our appreciation the T-Birds are offering all police officers four free tickets to the game on Saturday against the Silvertips. Police officers who show acceptable identification at the ShoWare Center box office will receive their tickets. The ShoWare Center Box Office is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday game days at 10 a.m.

“We were deeply saddened about what happened on Sunday in Lakewood,” said T-Birds owner and general manager Russ Farwell. “We would like to show our support to the Lakewood department and all police officers who put their lives on the line every day. We hope that by providing officers with a chance to see a game and also asking our fans to help the Guild we will be helping in some small way.”

“We are also working with the Kent Police Department and radio stations Q-Country 102.9 FM and Funky Monkey 104.9 FM and hope to have an announcement on Thursday about a second fund-raising effort our organization will undertake for the Lakewood Police Independent Guild.”

T-Birds single game tickets to the game on Saturday are available online at the T-Birds website and at the ShoWare Center box office.

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