Jan 2, 2013
SHREWSBURY, Mass. — Shrewsbury seniors enjoyed holiday cheer and put food in the pantry when Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis paid a visit to the Shrewsbury Senior Center on Dec. 20 as part of the 2012 Sheriff’s Holiday Turkey Program for seniors.
“We are very appreciative of Sheriff Evangelidis for generously bringing Christmas Day meals of turkeys, cranberry sauce and pies to our senior center,” said Shrewsbury Senior Center Executive Director Sharon Yager. “The Sheriff’s Holiday Turkey Program is a wonderful help for our seniors during the holiday season.”
Shrewsbury resident Belton Wall said, “It was great to see the sheriff here today, and what a nice surprise to receive a holiday turkey.”
The sheriff made nine stops across Worcester County to distribute more than 300 turkeys. The program was made possible by Table Talk Pies and private donations through the Worcester County Reserve Deputy Sheriff Association.
The Daily Voice
by John Swinconeck
Dec 22, 2012
WORCESTER– The Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) Criminal Justice club recently had the honor to host a special presentation by Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis. During his visit on December 12th, the Sheriff spoke about the importance of drug and alcohol rehabilitation and education, community service programs, and preventative programs such as his innovative and effective Face2FaceProgram, which he has personally presented to over 37,000 middle and high school students from throughout Worcester County to discuss the dangers of drug and alcohol use. In addition, on that same night Sheriff Evangelidis inducted nineteen new members into the QCC Criminal Justice Club. QCC’s main campus is located in Worcester with a satellite office in Southbridge. Many members of the QCC Criminal Justice Club live in the Dudley-Webster area.
The Webster Patriot 1-22-2012
Dec 15, 2012
SOUTHBRIDGE — Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis recently spent the day visiting local charities throughout Worcester County including Tradewinds Clubhouse, St. Mary’s Church and Catholic Charities of Southbridge to personally hand deliver over 1,500 winter jackets for the conclusion of the tremendously successful 2012 Sheriff’s Winter Coat Drive.
The Sheriff’s Winter Coat Drive is an annual event that has in previous years provided new or lightly used winter coats to families in need throughout Worcester County. Read more…
Dec 10, 2012
Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis recently welcomed 27 new correction officers including four Worcester residents, Officer LexaMarie Carrero, Officer Richard Brandt, Officer William Gauthier and Class President Officer Kegan Cline to the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office during a graduation ceremony held last month at Worcester Technical High School.
All four Correction Officers are part of the 38th Graduating class of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Basic Recruit Training Academy. The group of twenty five men and two women were the third class to graduate under Sheriff Evangelidis’ new increased hiring standards which he introduced shortly after taking office. The new class of recruits also referred to themselves as the “The Surge.”