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Senior phone patrol ice cream social
by Tribune Staff
Aug 04, 2011 | 425 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
SPARKS — The Sparks Police Department will hold its fourth annual Senior Phone Patrol Ice Cream Social at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the training room of department headquarters, located at 1701 E. Prater Way.

This event is being held for the 48 Sparks senior citizens currently enrolled in the department’s Senior Phone Patrol program. In addition to root beer floats, a raffle, classic cars and a DJ, this year’s event will include a performance by David Hayes from the Harrah’s show “Sammy: Celebrate the Legacy” at 2 p.m.

The Senior Phone Patrol is a free program for senior citizens living in Sparks who prefer their independent living, or do not have family in the immediate area. Every day, the system automatically calls every senior citizen in the program to check their welfare. If the citizen does not personally answer the call, the system alerts police staff who then take necessary steps to locate and ensure the citizen’s well-being. Lives have been saved because of this valuable program.

If you or someone you know might be interested in this program, visit www.sparkspd.com or contact the Spark’s Police Department Front Desk at 353-2248 for more information or to enroll.
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