Sheriff seeks donations for kid’s program

T he Washington County Sheriff’s office is seeking donations to supports this year’s child safety education program.

Jeff Murphy, Washington County sheriff, has sent letters to local businesses, industries and professional leaders seeking financial support.

The department is asking for donations to provide child safety materials and services for 30 or more children. The cost of the materials is $2.40 per child, bringing the total for 30 children to $72.

To acknowledge that support, everyone who makes a donation will be listed on a specific page of all activity manuals.

In cooperation with the Washington County school districts, the sheriff’s office will be providing child safety education material to children. These materials have been designed by the National Child Safety Council and will assist the sheriff’s office in violence prevention and drug awareness.

Any person or business that would like to make contribution can send their checks to the sheriff’s office at 399 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828.

For more information, call the office at 746-2475.

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