John Brubaker wrote -
- Do your spouse and kids worry when you leave for work each morning, wondering if you’ll make it home safely that night? (The children and spouses of our nation's police officers do every day. )
- Did you know 1,439 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty over the past 10 years? (That's an average of one death every 61 hours or 144 per year)
Have you ever walked a mile in a police officer’s shoes?
This is your chance to honor our law enforcement officials and show appreciation for the sacrifices they and their families make.
On Sept 10, 2016 John Brubaker will begin a 50-mile journey in Gray Maine that will lead him to State Police Headquarters in Augusta. His walk of gratitude will culminate on September 11, 2016. Coach Bru wants to raise awareness of the sacrifices officers make and raise funds to support C.O.P.S.- Concerns of Police Survivors. COPS is a national 501c3 non-profit.
Your donations will be used to support families of fallen officers. Follow in Coach Bru’s footsteps and join us for the Blue Ribbon Walk. You can join our fundraising team or start your own today at: www.BlueRibbonWalk.comDETAILS
WHAT: Coach Bru Kicks Off 50-Mile Blue Ribbon Walk
WHEN: Sept 10-11 2016
WHERE: The Walk Begins At the Maine State Police Barracks parking lot,1 Game Farm Rd, Gray, ME 04039
*MEDIA: email Coach Bru for a full list of stops for most convenient on-site coverage
WHY: Brubaker is teaming up with C.O.P.S. – Concerns of Police Survivors to show support and gratitude for our law enforcement officials by walking 50 miles in their shoes from the State Police Barracks in Gray Maine to the State Police Headquarters in Augusta.
Benefiting C.O.P.S., the Blue Ribbon Walk is an outward gesture of support for law enforcement officers all over the country. It’s also a fun, inspiring way to raise funds that support the families of fallen officers through C.O.P.S. programs such as peer support, counseling reimbursement and other resources to help families rebuild their shattered lives.
- BE ONE OF THE FIRST 100 PEOPLE TO DONATE AT LEAST $50 AND YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE A SIGNED COPY OF COACH BRU’S BOOK THE COACH APPROACH.
For more info on Coach Bru, check out www.CoachBru.com
For more info on C.O.P.S., check out www.nationalcops.org