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Thursday, December 9, 1999

Media Relations

Rampart Officers Donate Holiday Gifts to the 'Blind Children's Center'

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, December 9, 1999

On Thursday, December 9, 1999, at 10:00 AM, Rampart Area Officers will once again help children from the "Blind Children's Center" celebrate Christmas by showering them with gifts and joining the children in a Christmas party.

This is the 28Th year that Rampart Area officers have generously volunteered to purchase gifts for the children and join them in their celebration. The officers will meet with Santa Claus at Rampart Station, 2710 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, at 9:30 AM and transport him and a caravan of gifts in police cars to the Blind Children's Center, located at 4120 Marathon Street. The officer will assist Santa Claus distribute the gifts to the children and they will get to meet the child they purchased toys for.

The Rampart Area officers look forward to this event every year because it gives the officers the ability to bring some joy to the lives of children that might otherwise not have such an opportunity.

For further information please contact Sergeant Perez at 213-485-4060.



For Release 9:50 am PST
December 9, 1999