LOS ANGELES, June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 20, 2015 celebrities, community members & LAPD will join together again to help raise funds for the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena.
The 43rd Annual event will be hosted by actor Neal McDonough with Special Guests Dennis Quaid and Joe Mantegna who have both hosted the event in previous years. Last year, Dennis Quaid closed out the awards ceremony stating "I want to come back every year!" Over 50 celebrities participating including Jonathan Banks, Danny Masterson, Vanessa Marcil, Dennis Haysbert, C Thomas Howell, Kendall Schmidt, Adrian Pasdar, Manny Mota, Norm Nixon, Richard Burgi, Anson Williams, Galen Gering & more. LAPMF is utilizing both courses for a day of fun & support. Celebrity Tournament will run on course 1 where spectators are welcome to watch their favorite celebrity golf.
Proceeds from this event benefit officers who have been killed or critically injured in the line of duty. The Memorial Foundation is the cornerstone of the LAPD employee wellness program & has granted over $15,000,000 without any direct taxpayer money.
On Course 2, LAPD Central Traffic Division will host Cops for Tots Car Show & Traffic Safety Fair. Cops for Tots adopted the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit of Children's Hospital LA 20 years ago. They have since adopted additional children's charities to help support. All proceeds from the show benefit a child in need of a transplant, as well as the child's family.
This year will feature vintage & specialty vehicles, live entertainment, gourmet food vendors, LAPD specialized unit displays & a Traffic Safety Fair. The funds raised will enable them to continue financial support of the children's charities throughout Los Angeles.
Celebrity supporters have included Elton John, Jack Nicholson, Jerry West, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Wahlberg, Sugar Ray Leonard, Donald Trump, Vin Scully, Kelsey Grammer, Eddie Van Halen, Samuel L. Jackson, Craig T. Nelson, Richard Dreyfuss, Chris O'Donnell, Luke Wilson, George Lopez, Tommy Lasorda, Oscar de la Hoya, Rihanna, Stevie Wonder, Ray Romano, Betty White, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Bob Newhart, Telly Savalas, Johnny Grant and James Gandolfini.
Tickets can be purchased at the event. General Info: 213-847-4239 www.LAPMF.org
SOURCE Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation