Memorial Service For Gorky This Sunday

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 4, 2014

A memorial service for Davie Sheriff’s K9 Gorky – who was shot to death by a suspect last week – will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9 at Davie High School.

In the meantime, county residents are raising money to provide bullet-proof protection for its four-legged officers.

Operation Vest A K9 will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Davie County Rescue Squad Building, 112 Westside Drive just outside of Mocksville.

There will be a silent auction, firearm raffle, 50/50 raffle, hamburgers, hotdogs, live entertainment and more.

“In Memory of Gorky” decals as well as “End of Watch” t-shirts are being sold at Global Graphics at 121 N. Main St. in Downtown Mocksville. All proceeds will go to the “Vest A K-9” fund. Decals are $5, t-shirts $10. Call 753-7446 to order a T-shirt.

Other events are planned. Call Renee Galliher at 682-7075 to learn more.