Norwalk, Conn. (WTNH) – The Norwalk Police Benevolent Association and the Norwalk Police Union have organized a charity hockey game to help one of their own who is suffering from cancer.
Lt. Tim Murphy recently retired from the Norwalk Police Department. Two days after he retired, he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. So now his brothers and sisters in blue are stepping in to help him cover the costs and support his family in whatever way financially they can.
Sergeant Terry Black of the Norwalk Department of Police Service tells news 8 that Lt. Murphy is not only a well respected police officer, but also a phenomenal person. They want to spread the word about a charity hockey game and dinner to let him know he is not alone in his fight against the disease.
On Saturday, March 28th there will be a charity hockey game will start at 4:00 PM at the SoNo Ice House located on 300 Wilson Ave. The cost is just $10 for any person of any age. Following the game will be a dinner at the American Legion on 60 County St. in Norwalk. It will be catered by Banc House and have a cash bar. The dinner starts at 7:00PM and goes until 10:00PM and the admission is $30. There will also be live and silent auctions and special guest appearances. You will have to show up to be part of the fun and help a man that has served so many others his entire life.