The Florence Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #33 is asking the Florence community for donations for the 13th annual "Shop with a Cop" Auction on Thursday December 10th, 2009. The auction proceeds raised benefit the Fraternal Order of Police and the charities that it supports. The auction will be held at Shakey’s Pub and Grub on Thursday December 10th. The auction will be hosted by former Cincinnati Bengal Joe Walter.
After the auction, police officers will take needy children from the six elementary schools in
The Florence FOP donates to the "Shop with a Cop" program, KY Special Olympics, Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Breast Cancer Research, BAWAC, Redwood Rehabilitation, CASA, United Way, Juvenile Diabetes, as well as other local charities and organizations. The merchandise to be auctioned for the "Shop with a Cop" event will be donated by the Florence Business Community. The Florence FOP is now accepting donations for additional items that can be auctioned off to raise additional funds for the program. Please mail donations to: FOP Lodge #33 C/O Craig Burch P.O. Box 6361 Florence, KY 41042. If you have any merchandise to donate you can contact Craig Burch at (859)334-5558.