After he was diagnosed with cancer, his fellow officers set up a fund to help him with his medical bills and other expenses. A dinner had originally been planned this week to help raise money, and will now be a celebration in his honor by his friends and law enforcement family. All proceeds will benefit the Tunney family in funeral expenses, and any remaining funds will be donated to a charity chosen by the family.
The dinner will be from 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7 at the Ponus Yacht Club in Stamford.
To attend, contact Lt. Robert Cippola or Sgt. Hartman at the Wilton Police Department at (203) 834-6260 or email david.hartman@WiltonCT.org .
Tickets are $40 per person, which will include a buffet dinner.There will be a cash bar, raffles and an auction.
The Ponus Yacht Club is located at 41 Bateman Way, Stamford.
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