For Immediate Release

December 4, 2000

--Press Release from Sheriff Butler--

Shopping Alert!

Cumberland County, NC; It's that time of year again when Sheriff Earl "Moose" Butler of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office will be Christmas shopping with approximately 68 children on Saturday, December 9th, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Ramsey Street Wal-Mart. The event should run to approximately 11 a.m. Approximately 23 families will be outside of Wal-Mart beginning at 8:30 to register their children for the shopping spree. Deputies plan to spend approximately $200 per child this year.

The Community Policing (CP) Unit of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, BB&T, the Knights of Pythians and Wal-Mart organized this annual event for needy children. Two fundraisers, a car wash and spaghetti lunch, were conducted by the CP Unit in November to help raise money for the event.

For more information on the news release, you may contact Stephanie Hardy, Public Information Officer at Phone: (910) 677-5487 Pager: (910) 677-4313 Fax: (910) 677-5558

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