On Friday evening, September 23rd, there is a benefit concert and fundraiser for the Nick Weist family in Geneseo.
The event is from 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. at the Central Bank Pavillian.
See the attached flyer for additional details:
The Weist family has endorsed this event and truly appreciates the efforts of the Renegade Pigs organization and others that have joined in to sponsor this event.
There will be lots of raffle prizes and at this time two guns have been donated for the event.
The family plans to use the funds raised to go towards a scholarship fund for young adults interested in entering the field of Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement.
Knox County Sheriff's Deputy Nicholas Weist died in the line of duty Friday, April 29.
 Nick Weist was killed trying to keep his fellow citizens safe, and the residents of Knox County responded in a big way to support their fallen hero. Anyone who wonders what support for law enforcement truly looks like should come to Knox County.
-FOP State Lodge President Chris Southwood
 Deputy Nicholas Weist received both the FOP Valor and Life Saving Awards for his actions on April 29, 2022. Weist was attempting to stop a gun-wielding suspect who was fleeing from and firing at pursuing officers.
The family appreciates anyone and everyone who is able to attend the fundraiser.

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