Familes of depressed officers, firefighters accumulate for annual picnic
August 10, 2014 - Picnic Time
Families of fallen officers and firefighters collected during Brookfield Zoo Sunday for a second annual 100 Club Picnic.
Since 1966, a 100 bar has served 256 families, given $9 million dollars in assistance to families of a fallen, families who’ve mislaid a desired one in a line of avocation portion in law coercion or firefighting in Cook and Lake Counties.
Brian Flisk was one of a hundreds who attended as partial of a 100 Club. Brian mislaid his dad, Chicago military officer Michael Flisk in Nov 2010. Flisk was an justification technician, holding photos of a thievery stage when he was shot and killed. The 100 Club is now assisting to compensate for Brian’s college education. Brian would like to join a CPD as well.
“They positive that we would be means to follow my dreams, follow my father’s footsteps,” Brian said. “There’s no putting into difference how most their support means to my family and all a other families of initial responders.”
For Brian and his siblings, it meant an preparation and support by a tough time, so he can combine on portion others in respect of his dad.