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Dec 6, 2012

‘So much more than a coat’

Sheriff drops off winter clothing at Gardner’s CAC

Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis, left, speaks with Julie Meehan, right, executive director at the Gardner CAC, Wednesday.

Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis, left, speaks with Julie Meehan, right, executive director at the Gardner CAC, Wednesday.

GARDNER — More than 100 winter coats, as well as snow pants and winter boots, were delivered to the Gardner Community Action Committee’s office on Wednesday morning.

“Winter coats do matter,” said Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis. “This is so much more than a coat.” Read more…

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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