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The Loss Prevention Memorial Fund Successfully Raises $4500 at the RILA Retail Asset Protection Conference


Charitable event raises funds for families of fallen asset protection professionals

MATTHEWS, NC (June 1, 2015) - The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) successfully partnered to raise money for the Loss Prevention Memorial Fund. The fundraiser culminated in a drawing for valuable prizes during RILA’s Retail Asset Protection Conference, May 3-6, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The event raised $4500.

The Loss Prevention Memorial Fund, formed in 2012 by the LPF, provides financial assistance to the families of fallen asset protection professionals who lost their lives while performing the duties of their jobs. 100% of contributions go to the retail asset protection community.

"Opportunities like this, made possible through our partnership with RILA, allow us to continue to provide meaningful financial support to the families of fallen asset protection professionals during the most difficult time of their loss," explains Chris Duke, chairman of the LP Memorial Fund Committee.

We would like to thank the following companies, organizations and individuals for supporting our 2015 RILA Asset Protection Conference LP Memorial Fund Event! We give a special thanks to the entire RILA team who realized the importance of this charity and allowed us to hold the fundraiser.

The following solution providers donated prizes for the raffle: AFA, Agilence, Axis, Checkpoint, DMP, eBay, GIS, Instakey, LP Magazine, RILA, Sentech EAS, Stanley, Staples, Verisk, 3SI Security Systems, 3VR

Other donations came from the following individuals: Joe Mignone, Amy Richie, LPC, Peter Owen, LPC, Libby Rabun, LPC, Sandy Chandler, LPC, City Doyle, LPQ, Carl Goldstein, Steve Hyle, LPC, Paul Jaeckle, LPC, Nadine Lejeune, Pedro Ramos, Mat Robbins, Gene Smith, LPC, Mark Stinde, Paul Jones, LPC, Doug Treleaven, David Vanderpol, Kristine Vece, Ed Wolfe, Meredith Clinton.

A special thanks to the volunteers who assisted with the event:

Chris Duke
Christina Kendall
Kevin McMenimen, LPC
Peter Owen, LPC
Amy Ritchie, LPC

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About The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF):
The Loss Prevention Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2006, by industry leading professionals to serve the loss prevention and asset protection industry. Their mission is to advance the loss prevention profession by providing relevant, convenient and challenging educational resources. LPF is responsible for administering the industry’s two-tiered certification program, the LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC), on-line educational resources and the loss prevention professional membership program. In addition, LPF is focused on driving more talent to the industry from colleges, universities, military and law enforcement through its Academic Retail Partnership Program and its Hire A Vet Program. For further information, visit

About Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA):
RILA is the trade association of the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies. RILA members include more than 200 retailers, product manufacturers, and service suppliers, which together account for more than $1.5 trillion in annual sales, millions of American jobs and more than 100,000 stores, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers domestically and abroad.



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