Fundraiser to be held Thursday at Piero’s Italian Cuisine to benefit Friends of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, Oct. 4
Las Vegas – In light of the recent and horrific tragedy that impacted our community earlier this week, Freddie Glusman, owner of Piero’s Italian Cuisine, and actress and singer Pia Zadora invite the community to gather in support of the brave officers of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD). This Thursday, Oct. 5 from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m., Piero’s Italian Cuisine will hold a fundraiser to benefit Friends of LVMPD Foundation. The Foundation aims to raise funds to support and supplement LVMPD programs and initiatives.
“While we hope that these tragedies are never a reality, the officers are well-trained and they showed tremendous dexterity and valor during the terrible events that took place Sunday,” said Tom Kovach, executive director of Friends of LVMPD Foundation. “We are grateful to Mr. Glusman for his generosity in hosting this event and we hope the community will be there to show their support and stand in solidarity during this difficult time.”
Funds raised through Friends of LVMPD Foundation provide updated equipment for LVMPD, advanced officer training and support for families of fallen officers, among others. For more information on the Friends of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation or to make a donation, visit lvmpdfoundation.org or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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About Friends of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation
The Friends of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Foundation was established in 1999 as the non-profit arm for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. The Foundation’s mission is to raise funds to support LVMPD programs that make southern Nevada a safer place to live, work and visit. Donations are directed to initiatives including updated equipment for the Department, advanced officer training, support for the families of fallen officers, higher education scholarships for children of officers and Every 15 Minutes, a program which aims to reduce traffic fatalities by educating new teen drivers on the safest ways to travel the roads. To donate or for more information visit lvmpdfoundation.org. Friends of LVMPD Foundation is a 501(c)3. Federal Tax ID number 88-0429730.