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T-shirts, donations benefit St. Petersburg officers' families

Memorial T-shirts are on sale benefiting the families of St. Petersburg police Officers Thomas J. Baitinger and Jeffrey A. Yaslowitz, who died in the line of duty last week. The T-shirts are sold by Suncoast Law Enforcement Charities Inc., an arm of the Suncoast Police Benevolent Association. All proceeds will be given to the officers' families.

The shirts are $15 each and available at these locations:

• St. Petersburg police headquarters, 1300 First Ave. N, from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cash only.

• Clearwater offices of the Suncoast Police Benevolent Association, 14141 46th St. N, Suite 1205, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting today. Cash and credit cards only.

• Kevin Hannigan Edward Jones Financial, 1216 66th St. N, starting today. Cash only.

• This weekend, T-shirts will be on sale at the Honda Gold Wing Event on Saturday and Sunday at Quaker Steak & Lube at 10400 49th St. N. in Pinellas Park. Also, this weekend a T-shirt booth will be set up at the Woodlawn Carwash at 2300 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N in St. Petersburg.

Donations may also be made to the Jeffrey Yaslowitz/Thomas Baitinger Memorial Fund at any Wachovia Bank branch. Questions? Call Suncoast Law Enforcement charities at (727) 532-1722.

T-shirts, donations benefit St. Petersburg officers' families 01/31/11 [Last modified: Monday, January 31, 2011 11:11pm]
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