Nov 7, 2012

Donations sought as sheriff’s office expands coat drive

The Gardner News, Kerry O’Brien, News Staff Writer

FITCHBURG — The Worcester County Sheriff’s office kicked off its annual coat drive Thursday, collecting new and gently used winter coats to be distributed to community centers throughout the area on Dec. 5.

“The purpose of today is notifying the community of the need,” said Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis. “Our goal is to help people in the community.

For me, the greatest part of this is seeing the looks on people’s faces that we brought the coats to. One girl said to me last year, ‘Sheriff, this is so much more than a coat.’ With that statement, I understood exactly what she meant — she’s no longer cold, she has dignity, a feeling a warmth. You can’t really put that into words. It’s invaluable.” Read more…

Nov 7, 2012

Sheriff Evangelidis kicks off coat drive

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / Alana Melanson From left, Fitchburg Community Corrections Program Director Mark Leary, Cleghorn Neighborhood Center Executive Director Joana Dos Santos, Sheriff Lew Evangelidis, Spanish American Center Counselor Nicolas Formaggia and Fitchburg Community Corrections intern Tynan Bruso kick off the 2012 Sheriff's Annual Winter Coat Drive for Northern Worcester County on Monday.

Sentinel & Enterprise
11/06/2012 06:33:30 AM EST

FITCHBURG — Sheriff Lew Evangelidis, along with representatives from local nonprofit organizations, kicked off the 2012 Sheriff’s Annual Winter Coat Drive for Northern Worcester County at the Fitchburg Office of Community Corrections on Monday. Read more…

Nov 7, 2012

Inmates lend a hand in Douglas






Worcester Telegram
,  Wednesday, November 7, 2012

DOUGLAS — The sheriff’s Inmate Community Work Program spent more than a week in Douglas completing extensive jobs for the Fire Department, Municipal Center, Highway Department and the VFW.
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Oct 1, 2012

Sheriff Shares Bounty With Leicester Senior Center

Leicester Daily Voice: by Richard Sobey 09/29/12
LEICESTER, Mass. — Seniors around Central Massachusetts have been sharing the bounty from the fall harvest of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Inmate Agricultural Training Program. Read more…

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