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FORT LAUDERDALE – Volunteers from the Broward Sheriff’s Office Human Resources department picked up 121 pounds of litter Thursday afternoon from a half-mile stretch of Northwest 2nd Avenue. The group will maintain the street, which is virtually in the back yard of the Public Safety Building, for the next two years with scheduled clean-ups at least four times a year. The effort was part of the county’s Adopt-a-Street program. Volunteers picked up bottles, paper and other litter. The county provided clean-up supplies and waste removal.

Photo caption: Volunteers from the Broward Sheriff’s Office pose with Sheriff Al Lamberti under a new sign on Northwest 2nd Street. Volunteers picked up 121 pounds of litter on the street Thursday

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Police Rodeo in Pompano

April 17, 2009

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Police motorcycle officers from all over the country practice the safety skills course at Pompano CitiCentre on Thursday in preparation for Saturday’s 20th Annual South East Police Motorcycle Rodeo competition. Admission for the event is free. Following the rodeo, a new 2009 Harley-Davidson XLH Sportster 883 will be raffled with proceeds to benefit Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Raffle tickets are $1.00 and will be available at the rodeo.

EVENT DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Pompano Citi Centre, 1955 N. Federal Hwy., Pompano Beach (SW corner of Federal Hwy. and Copans Rd.)

Opening ceremony at 8:00 a.m. with Sheriff Al Lamberti, BSO honor guard and South East Police Motorcycle Rodeo Committee officials
Photo by Mike Jachles/BSO