Newton Area Christmas Peace March

December 16, 2008

The LAPD and Community Members come together for a Holiday Peace March

Thursday, December 18, 2008
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The march will begin at the S/W/C of 41st and Compton Ave across the street from Ross Snyder Park
1501 East 41st Street
Los Angeles  90011

…and will end at Newton Station
N/E/C of 35th Street and South Central Avenue
3400 South Central Avenue
Los Angeles  90011

Honorable Mayor of the City of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaragoisa
Councilmember Jan Perry
Los Angeles Police Department Newton Division Officers
Community Members
Representatives from the following sponsors:

  Jack in the Box
  Ralph’s Market
  Home Depot

Police Officers and Community members are marching together to promote peace and goodwill in the community during the Christmas Holiday Season, and in the year to come.  The march will also serve to remind people to be vigilant in keeping themselves and their families safe and secure during this busy time of year.

Hundreds of toys provided by the Central Alameda Neighborhood Council and Jack in the Box, will be distributed to children between the ages of 3 and 15.

Catered food will be provided for up to 350 people.  Jack in the Box is dishing up dessert for all of the marchers.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Officer Frank Contreras at 323-572-3470 or Newton Area Community Police Station, Community Relations Office, at 323-846-3937.