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Fundraiser draws crowds supporting local police

The fryers were on full blaze Monday night at Nishie G’s on India Hook as hundreds turned out for a fundraiser for the Forever Blue Foundation, a local charity set up to help the families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

John Rainer, who’s a Rock Hill police officer himself, set up the foundation five years ago following the death of two fellow officers in Charlotte.

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Lines at one point were nearly out the door at the Rock Hill restaurant, and Rainer says events like the one Monday night mean a lot.

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Rainer says another fundraiser is set in early March for the foundation. If you’d like to give online, head to

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