Chefs organize benefit for family of slain W. Bloomfield officer

Restaurants donating 25-percent of day's proceeds

Published On: Oct 03 2012 03:44:14 AM EDT

Metro Detroit restaurants are joining forces Wednesday for a fundraiser benefiting the family of fallen West Bloomfield Police Officer Patrick O'Rourke.

Officer O'Rourke was shot and killed on September 9th, 2012 while responding to a call at a West Bloomfield home. O'Rourke, 39, was the first officer killed on duty in the history of the West Bloomfield Police Department.

Tables For 4 is inviting the public to dine out for lunch or dinner at participating restaurants that will donate 25-percent of their day's proceeds to the O'Rourke family.

Participating restaurants include:

For more information about the restaurant fundraiser or to join the effort, go to http://www.mattprenticeculinaryexperience.com.

Donations can be made to the Officer O'Rourke Family Trust at any Bank of America branch or online at http://www.westbloomfieldhero.com.