orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

February 6, 2014

Blue Santa gives thanks

Special to The Leader
The Orange Leader

VIDOR — The Vidor Police Department’s Blue Santa Program had a successful Christmas thanks to the generosity of the community. Sgt. Aleta Cappen, at left, pictured with Jaime Carter, Oak Forest teacher, and Karen Cavel, Vidor P.D. dispatcher, accepts a $2,400 donation from the staff of Oak Forest Elementary. Other help came from a generous toy donation by Tiger and Lyons Disabled American Veterans Post 236. A $500 donation was made to the United Christian Care Center to assist in purchasing turkeys for its Christmas food baskets by AshBritt Inc., the city’s disaster contractor based out of Deerfield Beach, Fla.