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Many ways to contribute to families of fallen St. Petersburg police officers

Where to donate (and buy T-shirts):

Donations: Contribute to the Jeffrey Yaslowitz/Thomas Baitinger Memorial Fund at any Wachovia Bank or floridacentral Credit Union location.

Donate by mail: Send donations to Suncoast Law Enforcement Charities; 14141 46th St. N, Suite #1205; Clearwater, FL 33762. Call (727) 532-1722 for more information.

Memorial T-shirts: Contact the Suncoast Police Benevolent Association at the address and phone number above. Cash and credit cards only. Online orders using Payal can be made at: www.suncoastpba.com.

Flu shots: Lakeside Occupational Medical Centers is offering $5 flu shots to anyone 16 or older this month. All proceeds go to the families. Check www.lakesideoccmed.com for Pinellas and Hillsborough locations.

First Friday: T-shirts will be sold and donations taken during the monthly downtown event tonight from 5 to 10:30 p.m. between Second and Third Streets S on Central Avenue.

The First Annual Bait and Yaz Wing Fest: The music and food festival will start at 11 a.m. Saturday at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. Memorial T-shirts will be on sale.

Woodlawn Car Wash: The T-shirts will be on sale this weekend at the car wash at 2300 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg.

Honda Gold Wing Event: T-shirts will be on sale at the event this weekend at Quaker Steak and Lube, 10400 49th Street N, Pinellas Park.

Vinoy Club Raffle and Auction: The event is 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Alfresco's at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. T-shirts will be sold. For more information call Scott Stewart at (727) 821-0622 during business hours.

Fallen Officer Live Music Benefit: Anna Gavin will open for JP Corwyn Feb. 11 at 9:30 p.m. at Play Nightclub at 1701 E Eighth Ave. in Ybor City. Admission is $5. All proceeds will be donated. Call (813) 443-0754 for more information.

Charity Concert to Benefit Families of Fallen Officers: Local bands Floydsum, Struck!, The Relatives and the Tampa Bay Blues Brothers are scheduled to appear. It's Feb. 12 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road in Dunedin. For more information contact Mathew Eberius at mathew@tampabaylive.org.

2011 Tampa Bay Rays Fan Fest: A portion of the proceeds will go to the families. The Feb. 19 event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Tropicana Field. Donors can get autographs of Rays players and coaches. Check www.raysbaseball.com.

The Sgt. Thomas Baitinger/K9 Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz Memorial Golf Tournament: Hosted Feb. 21 by Feather Sound Country Club at 2201 Feather Sound Dr., Clearwater. Teeoff is at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Entry fee is $125. All proceeds go to the families. Call (727) 532-1722 for more information.

What can I do? If you have an idea for your own charity event contact the Suncoast PBA/Suncoast Law Enforcement Charities at (727) 532-1722. Publicize your event with the St. Petersburg Times/tampabay.com by sending an e-mail to: local@sptimes.com.

Many ways to contribute to families of fallen St. Petersburg police officers 02/03/11 [Last modified: Friday, February 4, 2011 8:08am]
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