What’s Happening: A list of all upcoming PBA events, including golf outings, fund-raisers and more.
Illinois Crisis Negotiators Association Conference
Chicago Marriott Naperville
Keynote speaker Trooper Kevin Briggs of the California Highway Patrol (retired) and author of the book “Guardian of the Golden Gate,” will speak on a variety of real-life law enforcement encounters with subjects on the Golden Gate Bridge. Visit www.icnaonline.com to register before April 4.
Run WITH the Law
Cary Grove High School
2208 3 Oaks Road, Cary
Participants can register for $50 to participate in Run WITH the Law, which is a part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois. For information, contact Officer Joe Pilarski at 224-293-1700.
Chicago Police Memorial Foundation 12th Annual Run to Remember
1410 South Museum Campus Drive, Chicago
More than 560 Chicago police officers have lost their lives in the line of duty and the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation works to support their families. Join the CPMF at the annual run/walk event. For information, visit. www.cpdmemorial.org.
Village of Willowbrook 2nd Annual Spring Fling 5K Run
Borse Community Park
208 Midway Drive, Willowbrook
First responders will receive a 50 percent discount off the $25 registration fee to participate in the 5K that benefits The Gower School District 62 PTO and the Children’s Organ Transplant Association. To register, visit www.willowbrookspringfling.eventbrite.com and enter code “firstresponse.”
Cinco de Miller Chicago Race
1410 Museum Campus Drive
Participate in Chicago’s five-mile race, which benefits the 100 Club of Chicago. Runners will score a fitted technical tee and a bottle opener medal. For information, visit https://www.cincodemiler.com/chicago.
PBPA 2016 Annual Golf Outing
The Rail Golf Course
1400 S. Club House Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
Hosted by Springfield Unit 5, the $90 per person tournament includes golf, lunch, hospitality room, gifts and prizes. For information, contact Grant Barksdale at firstname.lastname@example.org.
John C. Knight Softball Tournament
St. Christina Fields
St. Christina Fields and Mt. Greenwood Park
After an 11-year hiatus the softball tournament is back, to give back to the organizations that supported the Knight family for the past 17 years after Officer John Knight was killed in the line of duty. All of the proceeds will be donated to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, the 100 Club of Chicago, the American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens and St. Christina. For information, visit www.cpdmemorial.org.