Sheriff Scott Awards ISA Benefits
Friday, January 1st, 2010 @ 3:13PM
ILLINOIS SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION COOK BOOK SALE BENEFITS SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS) AND SPECIAL OLYMPICS OF ILLINOIS
SPRINGFIELD,IL – At the Winter Training Conference of the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association, Sheriffs from across the state gathered to receive required training and to donate proceeds from their cook book sale to SIDS of Illinois and Illinois Special Olympics.
Sheriff Dave Osmer, outgoing President explained to his fellow sheriffs how the cook book was a great success for the Association. The state wide effort was a success because sheriffs around the State got involved. Sheriff Roger Scott, DeKalb County participated in the awarding of the donations at the winter conference held this month in Springfield. The Sheriffs’ Association which represents all 102 sheriffs in the state sold more than five thousand cook books and were able to donate $10,000.00 to both SIDS and Special Olympics. Eighty-one of the one hundred and two sheriffs from across the state attended the three day training conference. Also present was the National Sheriffs’ Association President, Sheriff Craig Webre from LaFourche Parish, Louisiana.