'Taste of Oklahoma City' Fundraiser To Benefit Injured Officer

Stockyards City will host a fundraiser to benefit Maj. John Waldenville Monday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Waldenville was gunned down while working as an off-duty security guard for Cattleman's Steakhouse last month.

Sunday, June 19th 2011, 11:21 pm

By: News 9

Jon Jordan, News 9

OKLAHOMA CITY -- It was outside Cattlemen's Steakhouse in Stockyards City where Major John Waldenville was shot.  He was in full uniform walking to a nearby bank when he was ambushed by two men. 

Now, Cattleman's wants to help the man who helped protect them for so many years..

To do that, Monday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Oklahomans are being asked to come take part in whats been called "The Taste of Oklahoma City Fundraiser."  The fundraiser will include a number of Oklahoma restaurants.  All proceeds from the $50 event will go to benefit Waldenville and his recovery.

Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel reported that Waldenville has suffered a setback and has been returned to the intensive care unit.  Overall, however, Waldenville is reportedly making progress.

Taste of Oklahoma City Fundraiser


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