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Nov 26, 2012

Sheriff’s Face2Face program gets high marks from Spencer school

Knox Trail Jr. High School Principal Joyce Nelson, wearing an inmate uniform, is flanked by Spencer Police Chief David Darrin, left, and Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis

SPENCER —  Since the beginning of last school year, Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis has been on a
mission delivering a sobering message to middle and high school students about the dangers of substance abuse with his regionally recognized Face2Face Program.
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Nov 26, 2012

Sheriff Evangelidis’ Coat Drive Aims To Spread The Warmth

Sheriff Lew Evangelidis (center) announces the kickoff of his annual Winter Coat Drive with representatives from the Sheriff's Office and the Cleghorn Neighborhood Center.

WORCESTER, Mass. – Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis has kicked off his Annual Winter Coat Drive to help keep needy Worcester County families warm.

A collaborative effort of the sheriff, the Fitchburg Office of Community Corrections, and local businesses Wachusett Mountain and Independent Cleaners, the drive provides new or lightly used coats to families in the Gardner, Leominster and Fitchburg areas

Last year’s drive collected 1,300 coats, and Evangelidis says he is “determined to surpass that goal” this year.
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Nov 26, 2012

Food drive provides Thanksgiving to over 2,000 local families in need

 

FOOD DRIVE — Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis’ annual food drive provides Thanksgiving meals to over 2,000 local families in need. Left to right — Friendly House Staff Member Josephina Valez, Worcester Sharks Director of Community Relations Michael Myers, Sharks Mascot Finz, Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis, Food Drive Recipient Donna Buteau and a Friendly House Volunteer.

WORCESTER — Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis along with Worcester Sharks President Michael A. Mudd and Friendly House Executive Director Gordon Hargrove recently announced the conclusion to the overwhelmingly successful Worcester County Sheriff’s seventh annual Food Drive.

 In all, the Sheriff’s Food Drive was a huge success collecting over 50,000 pounds in donated food items and Thanksgiving turkeys to be distributed by the Friendly House of Worcester to over 2,000 local families in need.

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Nov 26, 2012

Sheriff Brings Face2Face Drug Program To Leicester Middle School

Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis presents the Face2Face System, which uses special computer software to simulate the shocking effects substance abuse can have on a person’s appearance over time.Photo Credit: Daniel Castro

LEICESTER, Mass. — Eighth-graders at Leicester Middle School came face to face with a scary lesson about drug abuse Tuesday from Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis.

Evangelidis presented the Drug Prevention Program Face2Face as part of the Sheriff’s Substance Abuse Prevention and Education Initiative for Worcester County Schools.

The Face2Face system uses special computer software to simulate the shocking effects substance abuse can have on a person’s appearance over time. Students saw firsthand the potential devastating impact that drug use could have on their classmates. Read more…

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