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Public Safety News
Houston Police Department
News Release
Friday, August 19, 2011

From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday (Aug. 21), members of the Houston Police Department’s Community Outreach Unit, also known as the “Blue Crew,” will join volunteers in donating their time and talent to giving some area children a new look for back to school.  Children at three locations will receive haircuts and styling services as part of the third annual “Look Good, Feel Good” event.

Media can attend the event may attend at the Fort Bend Boys and Girls Club of Houston and/or the Star of Hope: Transitional Living Center locations.  All children at the Fort Bend Boys and Girls Club may be photographed; children at the Star of Hope location who CANNOT be photographed will be clearly identified by a red arm band.  (Services will also be provided to children at the Houston Area Women’s Center; however they may NOT be photographed).

“These children have experienced so much hardship in their young lives,” said HPD Officer E.J. Joseph.  “A new look enhances their self-esteem, makes them feel more confident, and gets them excited about preparing and going back to school,” she added.

School supplies, food and door prizes will be provided at the Fort Bend Boys and Girls Club location.

Supplies and services have been donated by Kroger, Envy Beauty Supply at 9525 Southwest Freeway, Style Right, at 11883 Bissonnet, and K1 Salon, at 11980 Westheimer.  For more information, please contact Officer Joseph at 832-287-8156.

WHAT:            HPD and Volunteers to Help Kids “Look Good, Feel Good”

DATE:             Sunday (Aug. 21)

TIME:              1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE:          Two Locations:

 

                        Fort Bend Boys and Girls Club of Houston

                        5525 Hobby Road (Key Map 611-B)

 

                        Star of Hope: Transitional Living Center

                        6897 Ardmore (Key Map 533-K)




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