Friday, May 15, 2009

Sheriff’s Air Operations Bureau To Hold Fly-In, Barbeque And Open House Fundraiser For Star 6 Memorial

What: 1st Annual AirOpsCops Fly-In, Open House and Barbeque

Where: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Air Operations Bureau
10056 Missile Way, Mather Airport

When: Saturday, May 16, 2009
Noon – 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $20.00/Children under twelve - $10.00 (tickets available at the door)

On Saturday, May 16, 2009, from noon to 4:00 p.m., the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department’s Air Operations Bureau will hold its 1st Annual Fly-in, Open House and Barbeque to raise funds to benefit AirOpsCops. AirOpsCops is a non-profit charity organization which raises money to preserve and maintain the STAR 6 Memorial statue (see photo below). The statue was erected at Lake Natoma in memory of Deputies Joe Kievernagle and Kevin Blount who were killed; and Deputy Eric Henrikson who was severely injured when the Sheriff’s Department’s STAR 6 helicopter crashed on July 13, 2005.
The public is invited to attend this event to meet the members of the Sheriff’s Air Operations Bureau and tour the facilities. Many exciting prizes will also be auctioned and raffled off.

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