Public Safety Memorial Groundbreaking Set For January 3, 2014

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Public Safety Memorial Groundbreaking Set For January 3, 2014

The Virginia Public Safety Foundation will simultaneously announce that it has reached its $2 million goal for construction of the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial and ceremonially break ground on the memorial site during a ceremony on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. Governor Robert F. McDonnell will join his predecessor, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, […]

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George Allen to be at “Heroes Dinner”

From today’s Southside Sentinel… Former Governor George Allen will be the guest speaker at a “Heroes Dinner” on Wednesday, September 11, at the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department reception building. The event is being coordinated by the Virginia Shield Foundation, a non-profit organization that honors Virginia’s First Responders. The foundation’s mission is to recognize and honor […]

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Heroes Dinner to Benefit the Public Safety Memorial

In Honor of Our First Responders, You are Cordially Invited to A Dinner to Remember Our Heroes Featuring The Honorable George Allen, Former Governor of Virginia and U.S. Senator Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department 3309 Twigg’s Ferry Road, Hartfield, VA 23071 VIP Reception 5:30–6:30 p.m. General Reception 6:30–7:00 p.m. Dinner […]

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Colonial Shooting Academy Raises $2,300 for the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial

Virginia Shield Vice Chairman Dave Hewes and Chairman Garth Wheeler join Secretary Marla Decker in receiving the "Big Check" from Colonial Shooting Academy's Ed Coleman and Chief Henry Stanley.

Colonial Shooting Academy, the nation’s largest indoor shooting facility, presented Garth Wheeler, Virginia Shield Foundation’s Chairman, and Marla Decker, Virginia’s Secretary of Public Safety, with a check for $2,300 to benefit the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial. On hand for Thursday’s presentation in Darden Garden on Capitol Square were General Manager Ed Coleman and retired Henrico County […]

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Help build the Public Safety Memorial on Capitol Square—buy a target for $1.50 May 1-31 at Colonial Shooting Academy

Shield CSA target flier

Buy a special public safety target at Colonial Shooting Academy in Richmond and help us build the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial. For the entire month of May, anyone can patron Colonial Shooting Academy and purchase the public safety target. The net proceeds will go toward the construction of the Memorial on Capitol Square grounds. Colonial Shooting […]

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Secretary Decker Teams Up with Virginia Shield

Secretary of Public Safety Marla Decker joined members of the Virginia Shield Foundation board in raising money for the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial at the 2012 Urbanna Oyster Festival. Before the Fireman’s Parade, Secretary Decker spent the afternoon with Middlesex Sheriff David Bushey as well as law enforcement officers, fire fighters, and emergency responders from […]

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Connect with Shield Partner “Cops Cooking!”

When you have the chance to “Like” us on Facebook and “Follow” us on Twitter, make sure to also check out Virginia Shield’s official BBQ partner, Cops Cooking! Cops Cooking! on Facebook Cops Cooking! on Twitter Cops Cooking! founders Garth Wheeler, Dave Hewes and Craig Branch are donating their time and services for events over […]

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Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police Feature Shield’s Efforts

Check out the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police feature on our joint effort to raise money and awareness for the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial.

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