February 2020

The Homerun for Heroes Kickball Tournament Was a huge success thanks to all of those who volunteered their time. Great times were had by all and memories made. Thank you for a wonderful turnout and for all the support. The next tournament will be held January 15-16, 2021. The final standings for 2020 were:

1st   Straight Kickin’ it – Miami Police Department (three years in a row)

2nd   Midwest Malangas – Miami-Dade Police Department (Midwest District)

3rd  Big Ballerz – Doral Police Department  

Join more than 1,000 runners and walkers for the Kids and Heroes Fun Walk/Run on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at the beautiful Tropical Park, hosted by Bomnin Chevrolet.  Proceeds benefit the Police Officer Assistance Trust (POAT).  Come out and join us for this fun-filled family day.  Runners and walkers of all levels are welcome to participate. Online registration is now available at poatoffice@msn.com

Come join us for the Walk to Cure Diabetes on Saturday, March 14, 2020.  The walk starts at 9:00 a.m., with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m., at Tropical Park  To register to walk for the POAT Team, log onto www.JDRF.org; navigate to the Miami Walk and complete the registration, designating POAT as your team when that specific field appears.  Remember, this is a fundraiser which requires everyone who walks to raise money for JDRF to help fund research worldwide.  We look forward to your participation and support for the POAT Walk Team. If you have any questions, please contact the POAT office at (305) 594-6662.

The Board of Directors of the Police Officer Assistance Trust is proud to offer seven scholarships this year. The following $2000 scholarships are available to the son or daughter of any full-time law enforcement officer employed by any agency in Miami-Dade County.

Paul Janosky Art and Criminal Justice Scholarships (two separate scholarships)

Mike Byrd Crime Scene Investigation Scholarship

Christopher W. Todd Law Related Majors Scholarship (also available to officers)

Roger Castillo Perseverance Scholarship

Amanda Haworth Perseverance Scholarship

Chuck Duncan Determination Scholarship

One recipient for each scholarship will be selected and will receive a $2000.00 check to use towards his or her college expenses.  All applications must be received by May 1, 2020.  Please visit our website at www.poat.org for specific guidelines and requirements.

For further information, please contact the POAT office at 305-594-6662 or poatoffice@msn.com.

Thanks for your support and stay safe.

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