The Waynesboro Police Foundation, Inc. is assuming management of the funds donated to the “Kevin Quick Reward Fund,” which will hopefully elicit information that will assist the death investigation, that is presently being conducted by the Virginia State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Also, the Foundation has created the “Kevin Quick Memorial Fund” as a means to assist Kevin’s family in covering costs associated with his funeral.
Money contributed to either of the above funds that is not used for the stated purposes will be combined and placed in a trust fund for Kevin’s four month old daughter, Gabriella Rose Quick, from who he was tragically taken. The Foundation hopes this trust fund will not only represent a part of Kevin’s legacy for Gabriella, but will also assist her with the needs he was unable to provide. Read more
The Waynesboro-Augusta County community responded quickly to the campaign launched last week by the Waynesboro Police Foundation to raise money to send the remains of Karen Tait to her native Philippines.
Police Chief Michael Wilhelm said Monday that the public’s response has been “overwhelming.”
“The Foundation is now pleased to announce that we have surpassed our goal of $6,000 for the repatriation of Karen’s remains to the Philippines,” Wilhelm said.
On September 26, 2002 a hiker discovered the badly decomposed body of a female while walking in the Greenbrier State Forest in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. An examination of the body determined it to be that of a young, small framed female of Asian descent. Further, it was determined the victim had met with foul play that had likely occurred about a month prior to her discovery. She would remain unidentified and listed as a “Jane Doe” in a West Virginia morgue for over a decade while West Virginia State Police worked the cold case. Read more
The Waynesboro Police Foundation has awarded its first scholarship to a local student. The award was announced in a June 2010 ceremony held at the Waynesboro Police Department. Ryan Cale of Fishersville successfully competed against other students in an essay contest to win the $1,000 scholarship.
Cale, who graduated from Wilson Memorial High School this year, will be attending Roanoke College this fall, where he will major in business.