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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information: Dormose # 563 ~ 630.407.2010

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Bring Holiday Cheer to Area Children

Lights and sirens blaring police cars from Law Enforcement Agencies from throughout DuPage County, will proceed one-by-one to the Bloomingdale Meijer as part of the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office “Shop-with-the–Sheriff” andDuPage County Chiefs of Police Association “Shop–with-a-Cop” event Saturday, December 14th. 

After a short meeting at the Glen Ellyn Park District Ackerman Sport Center in Glen Ellyn, the participating children will ride with the Deputy Sheriffs and Police Officers in procession to the Meijer. The procession will leave the Sports Center at 9:00 a.m., they will head west on St. Charles and then north on Gary Ave to the Bloomingdale Meijer at the corner of Schick Rd. & Gary Ave. 

Each child will be with a uniformed officer who will help them shop. The child will spend a $125.00 dollars that is donated. The DuPage County Sheriff’s Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #109 will be coordinating the sponsorship of the event as they have the past two decades. Following the shopping, the police officers will help the child wrap their gifts and will have a photo taken with Santa. Participating children were selected by the sponsoring law enforcement agencies. 

 

Saturday, December 14, 2013 

                    

8:00 a.m. – Children arrive at the Ackerman Sport Center 

9:00 a.m. – Squad car procession begins to Meijer 

9:15 a.m. – Arrive at Meijer 

 

Locations: 

Glen Ellyn Park District Ackerman Sport Center – 800 St. Charles Rd. Glen Ellyn 

Meijer – 130 S. Gary Ave., Bloomingdale 

GREAT PHOTO OPPORTUNITY