Beef 'o' Brady to host fundraiser for slain St. Pete officers

MANATEE — Tampa Bay area Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, including those in Manatee County, will host an all-day, fundraising event Wednesday in honor of Sgt. Thomas Baitinger and Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz, who were gunned down in the line of duty in St. Petersburg on Jan. 24.

Baitinger lived in Palmetto.

A portion of all sales proceeds (dine-in and carry-out), throughout the day will be donated to the Jeffrey Yaslowitz/ Thomas Baitinger Memorial Fund. For more information on today’s event or to contact the closest participating Beef ‘O’ Brady’s location, log on to or call (813) 226-2333.