There are three benefits coming up this weekend that I know of that you can attend to help support wounded Bradley Police Officer Tyler Bailey. These events will also honor the late Sergeant Marlene Rittmanic. Both Bailey and Rittmanic were shot at a hotel in Bradley late December 2021. Sgt. Rittmanic was killed and Officer Bailey was left severely wounded.
1. Saturday, January 22nd • Manteno American Legion • 12:00pm – 4:00 pm
Donate at least $10 and get a 1/3 LB burger on The Legion! 100% of the funds will go to the Bradley Police Officers. The Manteno American Legion is located at 117 North Walnut Street in Manteno.
2. Sunday, January 23rd • Blue For Bailey • Northfield Square Mall • 2:00pm – 6:00pm
This fundraiser, Raffle, and Auction will take place inside the former Women’s Carson’s location inside Northfield Square Mall. Your $20 dollar entry includes 5 basket raffle tickets and 1 platinum raffle ticket. There are over $20,000 in raffle prizes. Northfield Square Mall is located at 1600 Route 50 in Bourbonnais. Buy your entry ticket online HERE. This event is sponsored by, Hoppy Pig.
3. Sunday, January 23rd • ReCharge Coffee in Bourbonnais • 7:00am – 7:00pm
ReCharge Coffee Company and Donut Foundry has deemed this Sunday, “Give Back Day for Officer Bailey”. No matter if you’re buying coffee from ReCharge or grabbing a donut from the Donut Foundry tent, 100% percent of the days profits will be donated to the Bailey Family. Donut Foundry has even crafted a special donut in honor of the late Sgt. Rittmanic called the, “Gigantic Rittmanic”. This will ONLY be happening at the ReCharge Coffee location at 415 Mainstreet NW in Bourbonnais.