Operation Santa Claus a success
October 3, 2008 · Updated 1:13 AM
This past Christmas, the King County Sheriff's Office,
North Bend Substation, conducted its eighth annual "Operation
During November, notification was made to the local
newspaper, requesting donations of non-perishable food and toys
to be dropped off at the substation. Cash donations could be put
into the Operation Santa Claus account at the Bank of America
in North Bend.
As always, the community responded very well,
donating enough food, toys and money to give 21 families in the area a
"merrier" Christmas. Each family received two boxes filled with
food and gifts, as well as a gift certificate/voucher for food.
A very special thank you to Sgt. Debby Ethredge
(Washington State Patrol), Di Irons, Kristen Webster, Amber, Cory and
Dana Smith, the city of North Bend, the Factory Outlet Mall, Two
Rivers Alternative School, Mount Si High School, VFW Post 9476,
the Valley Record, Washington State Patrol North Bend
Detachment and numerous Snoqualmie Valley residents. The deputies and
staff at the North Bend Substation wish to thank each of you for your
generosity to the community, and for letting us play "Santa Claus"
Chief Grant Stewart
North Bend Substation