A fundraiser and memorial vigil for Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter will be held on Saturday at El Tapatio Restaurant in Rainier. It marks the second anniversary of his shooting death on January 5, 2011.
From noon until 8:00 p.m., the restaurant will donate half of its proceeds to the Ralph Painter Memorial Scholarship Fund and the local Backpacks for Kids program, a charity close to Painter's heart.
At 7:00 p.m. a candlelight vigil will be held for Painter on the restaurant's patio.
El Tapatio is located at 117 West A Street in Rainier.