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Police Department lunch set for Saturday


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The Roswell Police Department and several area businesses will host a free public lunch event this Saturday at Poe Corn Park in Roswell, the second of three hosted as part of the 2018 Community Investment Project.

People attending the lunch at Poe Corn Park located on East Second Street just east of Garden Avenue and visit with officers, a press release from Roswell Police Department Public Information Officer Todd Wildermuth says.

The lunch will give people the chance to interact with police officers and firefighters. The release says

Hot dogs, pizza, chips, cookies and drinks will be served from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m Saturday. The Roswell Fire Department will be on-hand to give children the chance to take part in the Kids Combat Challenge Course, where children can test their skills in firefighting-related activities, the release says.

Xcel Energy will supply the hot dogs and chips, Domino’s Pizza the pizza, Spring River Dental will provide the cookies and water and additional drinks will be provided by Otero.

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The lunch is the second of three free public such events Roswell Police and business sponsors planned to hold this spring and summer, the release says. The final event is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 4 at Carpenter Park and will be sponsored by Otero Federal Credit Union and Spring River Dental.

The city of Roswell Code Enforcement Division also takes part in the Community Improvement Project, the release says. Officers with the Division address properties in need of attention and connect residents with a variety of services such as disposal of unwanted items, clean up of medians and cul-de sac islands, alley cleanups, graffiti removal and removal of dead and dangerous trees on city rights of way.

People can contact the Division at 637-6280 to request assistance.

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