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Police appreciate help in making Shop with a Cop successful

By Constable Tamara Schubert
Members of Caledon OPP filled the aisles of Walmart in Bolton with 70 little shoppers in tow Saturday morning.
While children packed their carts with gifts to purchase for Christmas, hands were full over at Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School in Caledon East as volunteers were busy preparing a breakfast feast and making sure all was in order for the arrival of the hungry shoppers.
It was a magical and memorable event for all, with games, gifts and jolly old St. Nick. But most importantly, it was a day dedicated to helping children within our own community — so they too could receive a brighter and merrier holiday season.
With that being said, Caledon OPP could not have done it without the help of so many people, organizations and businesses that graciously donated to this noteworthy cause. CEO and President of the United Nations Foundation Kathy Calvin once said: “Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.”
Thank you to all who helped us make a difference.
All volunteers, Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and helpers, local residents who donated food and toys, Optimist Club of Caledon, Robert F. Hall (administration, kitchen staff and student volunteers), Rafat, Town of Caledon, Garden Foods, Zehrs (Bolton), Auto Block, OPP Auxiliary Unit, Pathfinders, Oxford Learning, Ontario Provincial Police Association (Branch 5), Tim Hortons Bolton (The Stafford Group), FutureShield Inc., Simpson Strong-Tie Canada, Ltd. (Brampton), Parkview Transit, McC Photography Studio, TACC Construction, Star Auto Glass, Caledon Village Association, Sign Solutions, Westib Investments, Long Environmental, Pacific Paving, Markdale Aggregates, Olympia Sand and Gravel, Tri-County Aggregates, Pevato family, Frustaglio family, and the Crowhurst family.
From all of us at the Caledon OPP, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Sergeant Paul Beaton accompanied Chloe Couture on her rounds through the store.

Inspector Ryan Carothers was deep in conversation with Joey Partridge, 8, of Bolton.

Constable Alvin Paliuanan was making his way through the store with Matthew Argiro, a Grade 4 student at Holy Family Elementary School in Bolton.

Nathan Bowman, 9, of Bolton and his sister Hailee, 11, were accompanied by Constable Nathan Hurley.

It was a festive time for all at Robert F. Hall after a hectic morning of shopping.

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