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Leesburg to Celebrate 5th Annual Police Appreciation Day on Thursday, October 17, 2019

Residents and businesses encouraged to wear blue and tie blue ribbons on trees and mailboxes.

Post Date:10/03/2019 1:56 PM
police appreciationLeesburg, VA (October 3, 2019) – The Leesburg Town Council will recognize the commitment and dedication of the Leesburg Police during the 5th annual Leesburg Police Appreciation Day on Thursday, October 17, 2019. 

A lunch will be provided to the men and women who serve at the local department. Prior to that, a proclamation, honoring the day, will be presented during a Town Council meeting on Tuesday, October 15 beginning at 7 p.m. 

"Leesburg is fortunate to have such an outstanding police department,” said Leesburg Mayor Kelly Burk. “This is the least we can do to celebrate the brave men and women who stand behind the thin blue line and put their community first.”

The Town of Leesburg will place blue ribbons, on trees, in front of a number of Town facilities and parks. Residents, schools, and businesses are encouraged to show their support by tying blue ribbons around trees in their yards or on their mailboxes and wearing blue as an additional sign of support and appreciation. 

Members of the public are also invited to write thank you notes or letters of encouragement and drop them off at the police department, 65 Plaza Street NE, in Leesburg, for all department staff to enjoy. 

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin
Assistant Public Information Officer
lkosin@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2781
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