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Wentzville and O’Fallon businesses are joining in the efforts to raise money for Ballwin police officer Michael Flamion, who was shot during a traffic stop on July 8. Flamion suffered severe spinal cord damage and is paralyzed from the neck down.
On Friday, July 29, all Fritz’s Frozen Custard locations will accept donations and will also donate a portion of their evening sales in support of the Fritz’s locations in West St. Louis County, who are fundraising for the officer and his family.
Fritz’s Frozen Custard is located at 2453 Highway K in O’Fallon and at 1105 West Pearce Boulevard in Wentzville.
This weekend, July 29-30, is the last opportunity for a fundraiser from En-Gravs, 1201 Wentzville Parkway, Ste. 105, Wentzville. The company is donating half of its proceeds from RTIC coolers to Officer Mike Flamion. The store is closed this weekend, but you can still place an order by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, Police, Fire, and EMS receive 50 percent off one tumbler.
On Wednesday, August 3, All locations of Buffalo Wild Wings will be donating 10 percent of their sales for the entire day to the Flamion Family Fund. The Wentzville Buffalo Wild Wings is at 1285 West Pearce Boulevard. The O’Fallon BWW is at 2352 Highway K, and the St. Peters restaurant is at 179 Mid Rivers Mall Drive.
If you would like to donate but cannot attend these fundraisers, a Go Fund Me page has been set up for Officer Flamion and his family.