Quarello Scholarship Awards to hold fundraiser
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[October 30, 2017]
MINIER - In July, 2010
friends, family and colleagues of former police officer Robert “Bob”
Quarello organized a youth scholarship to honor Quarello’s
commitment and service to area communities and youth in those
Quarello, 55, passed away unexpectedly on June 28,
2010 leaving a void within the law enforcement community. Quarello
committed over forty years of service to serving the public as a
police officer, 9-1-1 dispatcher, EMT, D.A.R.E. officer, and advisor
for the Law Enforcement Explorer Program.
Since the scholarship’s inception, over $13,000 has been granted to
area students to assist them with their advancement in education in
criminal justice or related fields.
The scholarship fund received generous support from the communities
where Bob Quarello made his greatest impact in people’s lives. The
committee works tirelessly to continue a legacy that Quarello
created – helping youth in the communities he served, and furthering
support for criminal justice.
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A meal of spaghetti and fried chicken, salad, and drinks will be
served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 5th, at the Pekin Moose Lodge
located at 2605 Broadway. Carry-outs will be available.
There will also be a raffle for a $750 Visa Gift Card. Raffle tickets are being
sold in advance, or during the Scholarship dinner on November 5th. Tickets are
available by calling 309-241-3030.
[Chief Daryl Weseloh]