MOSES LAKE — The Grant County Sheriff’s Office made two donations Monday totaling $77,000 with money raised during the John Bernard Memorial Golf Tournament in April.
Sheriff Tom Jones presented a $2,000 check to Corinne Isaak of the Columbia Basin Foundation to be added to the John Bernard Memorial Scholarship Fund, according to the press release.
In addition, a check for $75,000 was presented to the Behind the Badge Foundation, an organization dedicated to its mission of assisting families of law enforcement officers killed or seriously injured in the line of duty, the press release stated.
Deputy Sheriff John Bernard died in the line of duty on Jan. 3, 2010, and was the first and only line-of-duty death suffered by the Sheriff’s Office to date.
— Staff report