HONORING A HERO
AND HELPING HIS FAMILYFriends and family of Officer Jason West invite you to join them on August 10th for a Poker Run.
The proceeds from the Jason D. West Poker Run will benefit the parents of Officer West who were left with expenses after his death.
Officer West was shot and killed in the Line of Duty on Friday, May 25, 2007 while responding to a disturbance call. Officer West blocked a vehicle with his patrol car that was leaving the area. The driver of that auto exited his vehicle and shot Officer West twice in the leg and once in the face. Officer West was rushed to Huron Hospital where later that evening he succumbed to his wounds. Officer West is the first Police Officer killed in the line of duty in Cleveland Heights since 1948.
Officer West was laid to rest on May 31, 2007 in his hometown of Avon where hundreds of Police Officers from throughout the United States came to pay their respects.
To see photos from the funeral: CLICK HERE
The Poker Run will begin at Lake Erie Harley-Davidson, 38401 Chester Road, Avon, with the first bike out at 11am and ending at Mulligan’s Pub & Grille, 38244 Colorado Ave. (Route 611), Avon, with the last bike in at 4pm.
Pre-Sale tickets are available at Lake Erie Harley-Davidson and Mulligan’s Pub.