Battle For Mental Health Charity Boxing Event
This Saturday, September 21st, Officer Brian Petrella will be competing in a charity boxing event in Centennial Square. The event will feature boxers from PFD, PPD, Cal Fire, US Border Patrol and youth boxers from Villa Park Boxing Gym.
All proceeds from the event will be donated to Next Rung, a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness and provide resources for our police, EMS and fire personnel. There are many ways to donate. You can donate directly to the event donation site at https://www.paypal.me/nextrung and add “FIGHT” in the comments or onsite during the event. Donations are also being accepted for a raffle that will be held during the event.
The event will take place between 3PM and 9:30PM. Brian's expedition bout against PFD Firefighter Bryan King will take place around 7:30 PM. If you have an opportunity to stop by and cheer on Brian Petrella, the support would be appreciated!