This past February, the Philadelphia Police Department lost another one of its heroes. Officer John Pawlowski was killed in the line of duty, leaving behind his young wife and their unborn baby. On September 5th, Morey’s Piers hosted a public picnic to raise money for the John Pawlowski Memorial Trust Fund and The Fraternal Order of Police Survivor’s Fund.
Morey’s Piers decided to host the event because of their personal connection to the Pawlowski family. John’s sister, Lauren has been a Morey’s Piers associate since 2004, initially as a seasonal employee, but now as a full time member of the team.
“When one of our team faces a tragedy such as this, we all want to help,” noted Will Morey, CEO of Morey’s Piers. Denise Beckson, Director of Operations/ HR for Morey’s Piers, echoed this sentiment. “We value our team members,” says Denise, “our employees are like family here.