Local children take part in Shop with a Hero program


Polly Taylor

Pine Bluffs Officer Char Madden helps Jasmin Garcia picked out some Barbie toys during the Shop with a Hero shopping trip to Cheyenne Saturday morning. This is the third year she has arranged for the police department to take local children on a Christmas shopping spree.

When Christmas rolls around we sometimes forget that we are celebrating the birth of the Christ child, or that the child was brought into this world under the poorest of circumstances. It's difficult to remember these things when the rush the Christmas rush is in full swing, and children always seem to be the first to be forgotten, but not in Pine Bluffs.

It is at this time of the year when the spirit of giving seems to be more evident, and the members of the Pine Bluffs Police Department and the Laramie County Fire District No. 5 proved that Saturday, Dec. 13, taking a group of children sh...

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