Zombie Ball to Raise Money for Severely Injured Texas Paramedic

The event is also raising money for a police officer with cancer


T.J. Aulds, The Galveston County Daily News | | Tuesday, October 18, 2011

LEAGUE CITY, Texas — The garage of officer Regan Pena’s house was covered in blood and resembled more of a crime scene than a fundraising effort. Good thing the blood was fake — a mixture of Kool-Aid and dish soap — but the cause they were smearing the bogus blood is as real as it gets.

Thursday, members of the League City Police Officers Association-created Carl’s Crusaders are throwing a zombie ball in its ongoing effort to help veteran officer Carl Stoddard battle cancer. The combination costume ball and local chef’s competition also will raise funds for a League City paramedic who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident recently.

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