FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Ridgefield Police Department assists foster children
Press Contact Information:
Kay Kammer, CFO/City Clerk
Ridgefield, WA, June 6, 2006 – The Ridgefield Police Department has proudly partnered with the Soroptimist International to collect teddy bears and fill backpacks for kids. This is an effort to collect items for children placed in foster care in Oregon and Washington.
A collection barrel will be available beginning on Tuesday, June 6th, 2006 at the Ridgefield Police Department located at 116 North Main, Ridgefield, WA 98642. Donations can be made during regular business hours.
Suggested donation items include:
Thank you in advance for your generosity.
For additional information, contact Acting Chief Erin Nolan at 887-3556.
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The City of Ridgefield, incorporated in 1909, is a rapidly growing community located in northern Clark County, Washington approximately 10 miles north of Vancouver, Washington. Over the next 10 to 15 years, the City of Ridgefield expects to grow to a population of over 15,000 persons with an employment base of over 5,500 jobs. The City has adopted a Council-City Manager form of government. The City Manager acts as the chief executive officer of the City overseeing daily operations, annual budget development and implementation, and personnel. The City Manager works with a management team composed of the Director of Communications and Administration, the Controller, the Community Development Director, the Public Works Director and the Police Chief to insure that community services are provided and that the policy directives of the City Council are carried out in the most efficient manner possible.