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15 YEARS OF GIVING — USCP HOSTS ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY FOR CHILDREN FROM LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

December 17, 2014
Press Release
United States Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine
119 D Street, NE  
Washington, D.C. 20510 December 17, 2014
(202) 224-1677
email: kimberly.schneider@uscp.gov
 
   

WHEN:   Friday, December 19, 2014 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

WHERE:   Dirksen Senate Office Building, room SD-G50

WASHINGTON, DC (12/17/14) — The U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) will host its 15th Annual Holiday Party for sixty children (grades Kindergarten through 3rd) from Savoy Elementary School in Southeast D.C. on Friday.

The children will escorted by the USCP from Savoy Elementary School to Capitol Hill where they will be welcomed by members of the USCP and await Santa's arrival near the corner of First and C Streets, N.E. shortly before 10:00 am.

During the event, each child will visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus where they will receive oversized gift bags stuffed with clothing, toys and books donated by members of the USCP. Additionally, the children will work on craft projects, play games, and enjoy a holiday lunch and live music. For many of these children, the gifts received at this event are the highlight of their holidays.

If there are any questions about this event, you may contact the United States Capitol Police Public Information Office at 202-224-1677.

 

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  Prepared by:
  Lieutenant Kimberly Schneider
  Public Information Officer
  United States Capitol Police
  www.uscapitolpolice.gov
  202-224-1677

 

About the U.S. Capitol Police:

The U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) is comprised of over 2,000 sworn and civilian employees. The USCP is the sole federal law enforcement agency in the Legislative branch of government whose mission it is to protect the Congress, its legislative processes, Members, employees, visitors, and facilities from crime, disruption, or terrorism. We protect and secure Congress so it can fulfill its constitutional responsibilities in a safe and open environment.