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Fairway Market Creates Shopping Night Fundraiser On Thursday The 15th At Woodland Park Store

Nov 06, 2012, 09:41 ET from Fairway Market

WOODLAND PARK, N.J., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A fundraiser for Wayne Police Officer Bob Franco, seriously injured when he was in his car and a tree fell on the vehicle during Hurricane Sandy, will take place on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Woodland Park Fairway Market (1510 US 46 West) from 4 pm to 10 pm. Fairway Market will donate 25 percent of the sales received from registered shoppers to the Policemen's Benevolent Association Local 135 to help with Officer Franco's medical bills.

Franco, the father of three young children, suffered a severe spinal injury and remains in the intensive care unit of St. Joseph's Hospital in Paterson after seven hours of emergency surgery.

"Officer Franco was out making sure the community was safe when this tragedy occurred," said Herb Ruetsch, CEO of Fairway Market. "He is a true hero and we are privileged to help him and his family in some small way."

Fairway Market offers an exceptional combination of traditional, organic and specialty foodstuffs at great prices. Each of the 11 tri-state locations is a fusion of the best specialty stores, organic markets and traditional supermarkets with the services of the neighborhood corner butcher, baker, cheese shop, and fishmonger and the freshness and variety of the farmer's market - all under one roof.

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