A dedicated law enforcement official, Chief Louis A. Dirker, Jr., devoted over 40 years of his life to serving and protecting the citizens of the Stow & Cuyahoga Falls communities. After valiantly battling lymphoma for nearly 7 years, Chief Dirker was taken from us on February 6, 2016. His wife and children respectfully request your support in raising awareness and donations in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society by supporting the Louis A. Dirker, Jr. Memorial 5K on August 19, 2017.
The Louis A. Dirker, Jr. Memorial is a state recognized non-profit 501(c)3 organization. All profits from raised are donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.