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Shop with a Cop now accepting applications

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

SENECA – The Seneca Police Department is accepting applications from parents for its annual Shop with a Cop event where children will be able to purchase Christmas gifts for themselves and family members.

Children selected will be taken to Walmart on Dec. 14, where they will shop with a police officer, according to a news release from Seneca police.

The event will start at 8 a.m. with breakfast. After shopping, participants will come back to the police station where kids will be served lunch.

After lunch, they will wrap their presents assisted by officers and dispatchers.

Applications may be picked up at the Seneca Police Department or Village Hall and returned by Dec. 2.

Eligible children being accepted are in kindergarten through eighth grade.

Anyone wishing to donate to this event may send contributions to the Seneca Police Department or the village of Seneca at 340 N. Cash St., Seneca, IL 61360.

For information, contact Chief Ray Meglan or Cindy Meglan at 815-357-1616 or 815-357-6950.

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