In the early morning hours of August 18th 2018, Pine Beach K-9 Officer Russell Okinsky and his family lost everything in a fire, including their family pet. The community has come together to help this Officer and family out. 

Pine Beach Police Officer Russell Okinsky with K-9. (Sue DesMarais, K-9 Valor Task Force)


So many people and organizations have come together to help this family out. Here are just a couple of wonderful fundraisers for Officer Okinsky and his family:


Monetary donations -

Check or Money Orders made out to PBA 253

Officer Okinsky WRITTEN IN MEMO

P.O. Box 253

Beachwood, NJ 08722


Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Sunday August 26th, 2018

2 pm - 6 pm

American Legion Post 129

2025 Church Road

Toms River, NJ 


Spaghetti, Meatballs, Italian Bread, Salad, Cash Bar, Dessert

Additional monetary donations will be accepted.


Pine Beach Republican Party has teamed up with the Lakewood BlueClaws to benefit Officer Okinsky and his family for the September 7th game.To attend the BlueClaws on this special night email -  Patrolman Phil Schena executive president of the Beachwood-Pine Beach PBA at 


Please help this family out! Sending love to Officer Okinsky and his family.


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