St. Rose, LA March 27, 2018 – The Magnolia Companies was honored recently with a visit from some of St. Charles Parish’s finest.
Sgt. Giovanni Tarullo, Sgt. Walter Banks, and Sgt. Rickie Marlowe, Jr. will again be participating in the annual Police Unity Tour, riding in honor of officers lost in the line of duty, as well as raising funds for the fallen's families.
Pictured from l to r: Sgt. Giovanni Tarullo, Sgt. Walter Banks, Gary Smith, Sr., and Sgt. Rickie Marlowe, Jr.
According to The Police Unity Tour’s website, since its inception in 1997, the Tour , now almost 2500 members strong, has donated almost 23 million dollars to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.
“The officers protecting our Parish and all officers put themselves in hostile, life-threatening situations every day, something most of us could never comprehend. We hope the officers know how much we support and appreciate them.” – Gary Smith, Sr., President of The Magnolia Companies of LA, LLC