Fundraiser for injured Sheriff Snaza planned for Sunday

Staff report


A barbecue fundraiser to assist injured Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza is planned for Sunday afternoon.

The event, hosted by CopsForHire, will take place at the Port Plaza, located at 701 Columbia Street in Olympia, from 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Snaza family.

Guests will be asked to write encouraging messages to the sheriff on a 40-foot banner reading “GET WELL JOHN.” Snaza was injured in an Aug. 23 motorcycle crash and is recovering at Harborview Rehabilitation Center in Seattle.