Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Support Your Local Military and Public Safety Officers

Support Your Local Military and Public Safety Officers

BOISE -- DrugFree Idaho is pleased to announce "An Evening of Honor", the 3rd Annual Public Safety Officer's Ball.

The event will honor military personnel, law enforcement, fire fighters, and emergency medical technicians and is a benefit for DrugFree Idaho.

    What:        3rd Annual Public Safety Officer's Ball
    Where:        Boise Centre on the Grove
    When:        Saturday, April 8th, 6 p.m. to midnight
    Cost:            See Below

The evening will include dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions.  Live entertainment will be provided by Straight Shooter.

General individual ticket prices are $75, or $125 a couple for 'Silver' sponsorship, and $125 or $225 a couple for 'Gold' sponsorship.  Honoree individual ticket prices are $35 or $65 a couple.

Comments from community members that demonstrate their support of our public safety officers include, "Our family can never thank them enough for their help," and "Thank you for making a difference in my life.  Your hard work and dedication for doing what was right did not go unnoticed."

DrugFree Idaho is dedicated to helping create a drug free culture within schools, workplaces, and our communities.  Our focus is on preventing substance abuse by addressing the root of the problem.  DrugFree Idaho is Idaho's only non-profit, comprehensive substance abuse prevention and education organization.  We offer programs for all ages including kids, teens, and adults so that together we can help each other to live drug free lives.

For more information about the Public Safety Officer's Ball or to purchase tickets, please contact DrugFree Idaho at 373-5455.