Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Prince Rupert RCMP and SD52 students partner on holiday message

Prince Rupert RCMP and students from
SD52 have a message to share over
the holidays 

Shoppers at the Prince Rupert Branch of the British Columbia Liquor Stores will be getting a message with their pick up of holiday cheer, as the Prince Rupert RCMP and local students from SD52 team up to deliver a message when it comes to the dangers of  drinking and driving.

A project called "Operation - Santa's Helpers" brought the two together to give students the opportunity to draw, colour or paint their own Impaired Driving messages on paper bags that were obtained from the liquor store.

Once the artwork was complete the bags were to be turned back over to the Liquor Store to be handed out over the holidays, serving as a reminder for shoppers of the consequences on the community when it comes to impaired driving.

More on the program can be found from this information release from the Prince Rupert detachment of the RCMP.

More notes on the work of Emergency Response personnel in the Northwest can be found on our archive page here.

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