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Volunteers Needed During Police Week

Volunteers Needed During Police Week

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February 18, 2011

Our good friends at Concerns of Police Survivors are looking for volunteers at the survivor’s hotel during Police Week. This is an excellent chance to help survivors during one of the most important weeks of the year. I’ve done this each year for the past 15 or so years, and I can tell you from experience it’s the week I look forward to the most each year. You will not regret helping out and meeting the survivors and other officers who are volunteering!!!

Any and all help is appreciated, even if it’s only for an hour or two. If you can help, please contact Cathy Hill at

All of the help is needed at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center (the survivor’s host hotel). The hotel is a 15 minute drive from downtown DC in Alexandria, Virginia. Here’s a quick breakdown of what is needed when:

May 12th, 8:30 am – whenever work if finished

• Unload supplies from truck
• Prepare tote bags for survivors (to be handed out at registration)
• Display and info table setup

May 13th

8 am – 5 pm: Staff registration tables (provide name tags, tote bags, info, etc. to survivors)
5 am – 8 pm: Assist families to Candlelight Vigil (for families that don’t have escort officers)

May 14th

8 am – 5 pm: Staff information tables
5 am – 8 pm: Assist survivors to conference sessions
Evening: Staff games and concessions at the Sawyer Circus (Suzie Sawyer’s retirement part!!!)

May 15th

Morning: Assist survivors at the host hotel

May 16th

8 am – 5 pm: Staff information tables
5 am – 8 pm: Assist survivors to conference sessions
Afternoon: Teardown of conference space, info tables, etc.
Afternoon: Setup for Hoedown at the Hilton (the survivor picnic that officially ends Police Week)

May 17th

Morning: Reload the truck!

  • Erase_max50


    over 3 years ago


    It is an honor to attend each year!

  • Craig_w_floyd_and_chaplain_david_matthew_with_the_police_banner_max50


    over 3 years ago


    hey kathy if you need my help I will be in town May 10th to 20th... Here is my no 352-457-0814 David Matthew Duffany

  • Txskull_max50


    over 3 years ago


    When does Police Week actually start ???

  • Police_link_badge_max50


    over 3 years ago


    Wish I was there !

  • Pug_max600_max50


    over 3 years ago


    Last year's Candlelight Vigil was incredible. The rain stopped about 20 minutes before the ceremony. I was truly honored to attend.

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