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Wilmington Police Officer remembered

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Posted by Doug Wahl - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Another fundraiser is in the works for the family of a late Wilmington Police Officer.

CrossFit Wilmington will host a fundraising event Saturday, Jan. 30, to benefit the family of WPD Sergeant Joseph "Jody" McPherson.

Jody McPherson, a 12-year-veteran of the Wilmington Police Department, died of cancer December 21, 2009. His colleagues and friends established a college savings fund for his 2-year-old twin boys, Jacob and Joseph.

Saturday's event at CrossFit Wilmington will feature a cookout, raffle and competitions for prizes. Suggested donations are $10 per plate, or $20 for a plate and 5 raffle tickets. Additional raffle tickets are five for $10. Food will be served at 12:30 p.m.

Cross fit Wilmington is located on 6603 Market Street.

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