September 2015

September with Logo

“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.” – Helen Jackson

(Note time change) On Friday, September 11, 2015, the 9-11 Ceremony will be held at the Law Enforcement Memorial site in Tropical Park at 11:00 a.m.  This ceremony is to remember and honor our country’s heroes who were killed in the line of duty responding to the attack on our nation. It is important that we never forget all of the heroes that perished that tragic day. Please make every effort to attend.Due to rain, the Fallen Heroes Annual Memorial Golf Tournament is rescheduled for Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at the exclusive Indian Creek Country Club.  More than 100 golfers will be teeing up for a chance to help Miami-Dade County’s fallen officers’ families.

Operation Support Our Wounded Warriors (OSOWW) will be hosting the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) to a tournament and Celebrity Softball game December 11-13, 2015. Many of you may remember this group of American Heroes participated in a tournament several years ago and they were an inspiration to everyone they came in contact with. The WWAST will play in a celebrity softball game on December 11th.The players will arrive several days prior to the tournament to partake in several activities we are scheduling. If you would like to volunteer to assist in the planning and implementation of the event contact the POAT Office.

The Motorcycle Ride to benefit POAT’s Holiday Gifts for Surviving Children will be held on Saturday December 12, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.  The ride begins at the Miami-Dade Police Department Headquarters Building, 9105 NW 25 Street. Registration for the event is $20 per bike.  A commemorative t-shirt will be given to each registered rider (while supplies last). Online registration available at  Please contact Rudy Gonzalez at or the POAT office for details.

The Homerun for Heroes Third Annual Kickball Tournament will be held at the Kendall Indian Hammocks Park on January 15-17, 2016. The park is located at 11395 SW 79 Street. If interested in forming a team, contact Lieutenant Thamy Gonzalez at 305-216-6605 or email Team Registration Fee is $300. Each team will receive 15 t-shirts. Online Registration will be available soon at

Thanks for Your Support and Stay Safe!
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