Third Annual Silver Santa
LIBERTY, December 21, 2012 - Friday afternoon was the distribution day for the third Annual Silver Santa event hosted and produced by the City of Liberty Police Department, staff and individuals who donated items for the elderly.
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Officers and staff panned out around the city Friday afternoon to make house calls on elderly individuals and distribute the needed supplies and articles.
Sandra Ribble greeting Officers with Silver Santa on Friday
According to Frances Wood of the Liberty Police, 22 elderly individuals received Christmas Gift Baskets today in this annual effort to assist the aged in Liberty.
Mary Jordan with Officers of the Liberty Police Department
The gifts baskets contained non-perishable food items, sox, toiletries, flashlights and batteries, blankets, gloves and fresh fruit.
According to Wood, it is hoped that this annual effort will keep on growing each year and additional individuals will served.
The event was created and originally suggested by career law enforcement Officer Frank Longoria of the City of Liberty Police Department.