Fundraiser for son of Pinellas County deputy - WFLA News Channel 8

Fundraiser for son of Pinellas County deputy

Posted: Updated:
Mike Jr.'s wife Ellen gave birth to a baby girl just a few weeks after her husband's death. Mike Jr.'s wife Ellen gave birth to a baby girl just a few weeks after her husband's death.
Pavlak was working on a crew on the Crosstown Expressway in November when he died. Pavlak was working on a crew on the Crosstown Expressway in November when he died.
CLEARWATER, FL (WFLA) - A fundraiser will be held Sunday afternoon in Clearwater for the son of a Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office deputy who died in a construction accident late last year.

Michael G. Pavlak Jr., 32, was killed while working on a crew on the Crosstown Expressway on November 23rd.

Don’t miss out on the day’s top Facebook conversations http://on.fb.me/18y81Cl

According to a Tampa Police Department incident report he died after being struck by a dump truck. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

A few weeks after his death his wife Ellen gave birth to their first child, a baby girl named Abigail Lynn. Sunday’s event will take place at O’Keefe’s Irish Family Tavern on Fort Harrison Ave. There is a $5 donation cover charge with 100% of the proceeds going to Abigail’s Florida College Fund.

The event begins at 2 p.m. and wraps up around 6 p.m. Pavlak’s father Mike Sr. is a court security deputy in Pinellas County.

Sunday’s fundraiser will feature an emcee, host DJ and a live band.

  • 8 On Your SideMore>>

  • Mortgage nightmare for Plant City couple

    Mortgage nightmare for Plant City couple

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-04-16 11:57:42 GMT
    Karl and Vicktoria Hanson thought their foreclosure nightmare was long over. It may be just beginning.
    Karl and Vicktoria Hanson thought their foreclosure nightmare was long over. It may be just beginning.
  • Bradenton massage therapist banned from contact with women by state

    Bradenton massage therapist banned from contact with women by state

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:03:21 GMT
    The Florida Department of Health says it served licensed massage therapist Kevin Joseph Holmes, 60, with an emergency order Tuesday morning that bans him from working with female clients.The Florida Department of Health says it served licensed massage therapist Kevin Joseph Holmes, 60, with an emergency order Tuesday morning that bans him from working with female clients.
    The Florida Department of Health says it served licensed massage therapist Kevin Joseph Holmes, 60, with an emergency order Tuesday morning that bans him from working with female clients.The order says Holmes "unrestricted practice as a massage therapist with female clients constitutes an immediate serious danger to the health, safety, or welfare of the public
    The Florida Department of Health says it served licensed massage therapist Kevin Joseph Holmes, 60, with an emergency order Tuesday morning that bans him from working with female clients.The order says Holmes "unrestricted practice as a massage therapist with female clients constitutes an immediate serious danger to the health, safety, or welfare of the public
  • State takes emergency action against Bradenton massage therapist after 8 On Your Side investigation

    State takes emergency action against Bradenton massage therapist after 8 On Your Side investigation

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:09:06 GMT
    Kevin Holmes, massage therapistKevin Holmes, massage therapist
    According topolice records Kevin Holmes, age 60, toldinvestigators the client he gave a therapeutic massage to last month"was an attractive girl, plain and simple."It turns out she was also an off-duty detective, and Holmes said what he did to her was "absolutely inapproriate."
    According topolice records Kevin Holmes, age 60, toldinvestigators the client he gave a therapeutic massage to last month"was an attractive girl, plain and simple."It turns out she was also an off-duty detective, and Holmes said what he did to her was "absolutely inapproriate."
  • Sign up for WFLA News Channel 8 Email Alerts

    * denotes required fields






    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by WorldNow

200 South Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606

Telephone: 813.228.8888
Fax: 813.225.2770
Email: news@wfla.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.