Plainfield officer honored by DARE association
June 30, 2012 9:30PM
Updated: August 2, 2012 6:03AM
Plainfield officer honored
by DARE association
PLAINFIELD — Officer Erin Cook of the Plainfield Police Department was recognized as the 2012 Officer of the Year by the Illinois DARE Officers Association.
Cook started her career as a police officer in July of 2000 with goal of being a Drug Abuse Resistance Eduacation officer. Upon graduating from the police academy, Cook worked to help the department’s DARE program whenever and wherever needed.
Cook’s hard work made her the obvious choice to be the departments next DARE officer in 2007.
Blood drive July 13
JOLIET — Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow will partner with Heartland Blood Centers and local mom Jennifer Babec to host a community blood drive from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 13 at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office, 121 N. Chicago St.
Appointments can be made by calling Babec at 815-325-4282 or by visiting Heartland Blood Centers online at www.heartlandbc.org. Walk-in donors also will be welcomed.
Heartland volunteers will serve pulled pork sandwiches courtesy of Baby Back Blues BBQ of Plainfield. And every donor will receive a gift card for a free quart of Oberweis Dairy ice cream. In addition, a deluxe barbecue set will be raffled off to a lucky donor.