Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Bigs N Blue Event

Bigs N Blue Event

Boise, July 11, 2006 – Boise Police Officers will host more than 40 kids at Roaring Springs Water Park tomorrow. It’s an annual event through BPD’s Bigs ‘n Blue program. Bigs ‘n Blue matches officers with kids on the waiting list for a permanent Big Brother or Big Sister.

Thanks to Big Brothers Big Sisters, Coca Cola, and Roaring Springs for making this event possible.

Organizers say approx 11:15 a.m. would be a good time for a photo op! And please remind your viewers/readers/listeners that more volunteers are always needed to serve as Big Brothers or Big Sisters. Thanks for your interest!

Who: About 30 Boise Police Officers and around 40 kids

What: Bigs ‘n Blue summer event

Where: Roaring Springs Water Park

When: Wednesday, July 13, 11:00 a.m. - approx 3:00 p.m.

On Site Contact: Officer Jermaine Galloway

Release prepared by:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information