Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

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:

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 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

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

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/ by sending an e-mail to:

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

© 2015 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours