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News Release

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Media Relations

Fundraiser Event for Two American Heroes

What:
A fundraiser event to name two programs in honor of LAPD SWAT Officer Robert Cottle and Marine Lance Corporal Rick Centanni.

When:
Thursday, April 8, 2010
8 p.m.

Where:
Laugh Factory
151 South Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA  90802

Who:
LAPD SWAT Officers
Los Angeles Police Protective League Representatives
Cops 4 Causes Representatives                      
        
Why:  
To honor both Cottle and Centanni who were tragically killed on March 24, 2010 by a roadside bomb while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.

Two Cops 4 Causes programs will be named in honor of Cottle and Centanni: “Robert J. Cottle Returning Veterans Heroes Fund” and “Rick J. Centanni Fallen Heroes Scholarship.”

All active and former members of law enforcement and the military along with supporters and the public are asked to join us for a night of comedy, remembrance, and giving at the Laugh Factory in Long Beach.

Stand-up comedian Tommy Davidson will headline the event along with Frasier Smith, Aries Spears, Bryan Callen, Bret Ernst and more.
 
Tickets are $25 per person (general admission) and $35 (VIP) at www.cops4causesorg. 18+ are welcome to attend.  You can also email: cops4 causes@gmail.com for reservations. All proceeds from the event will go to support both funds.

Contact:
For further information, contact the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.