Lake Forest Park Youth Council raises donations for police Safe Harbor Fund

Thursday, February 20, 2014

From left, Chief Steve Sutton receives the check presented by
Youth Council Vice President Margo Coxon, President Sophie Knudson,
Advisor Paul Sundberg, and YC Board Member Teagan Wood
Photo courtesy City of Lake Forest Park

Representatives from the Lake Forest Park Youth Council presented a “check” to Police Chief Stephen Sutton at the February 13 City Council meeting for the donations they raised for the LFP Police Department’s Safe Harbor Fund.

From left, Teagan Wood, Margo Coxon, Sophie Knudson
address the City Council
Photo courtesy City of Lake Forest Park

At the council meeting, the Youth Council provided a summary of what they accomplished this year (City Hall Internships, Zero Waste Station at Farmers Market, Halloween face painting and education table, storm debris/Christmas tree recycling event where they collected money for the Police Department) and mentioned a few upcoming programs (Green Fair, Food Lifeline Day of Service).

Youth Council President Sophie Knudson, Vice President Margo Coxon, Youth Council member Teagan Wood, and Youth Council Adult Advisor Paul Sundberg presented Chief Sutton with a check for the funds they raised from the community recycling event on January 11 with Republic Services (formerly Allied Waste).

The Safe Harbor Fund provides emergency funds for victims of domestic violence.


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