LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - Mayor Dan Pope and the Lubbock Apartment Association will present a donation to the Lubbock Police Department and Lubbock Fire Rescue benevolence funds on Tuesday, March 28th. The presentation starts at 2:30 p.m. and will take place at Fire Station #19 located at 5805 98th Street.
This donation comes from money raised during the 2017 State of the City Address. In addition to supporting the Lubbock Apartment Association, a portion of the proceeds raised during the event is donated by the Association to a charity chosen by the Mayor.
The benevolence funds provide support for Lubbock Police Department and Lubbock Fire Rescue employees and their families when there is an emergency or a specific need arises.
Mayor Dan Pope said with regard to choosing LPD and LFA’s benevolence funds, “These dollars will provide help to Lubbock Police Officers, Fire Fighters, and their families during times of crisis or extreme need. It is important for me in this, my first year as Mayor, to honor our bravest public servants and to thank them for the work they do -- 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.”
(News release from the City of Lubbock)
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