Charity Checkstops planned

Police forces are teaming up with social agencies across Central Alberta to host Charity Checkstops. The events slated over the next few weeks gather cash, toy and food donations to help make Christmas brighter for deserving families.

Police forces are teaming up with social agencies across Central Alberta to host Charity Checkstops.

The events slated over the next few weeks gather cash, toy and food donations to help make Christmas brighter for deserving families.

Red Deer’s event goes on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Taylor Drive north of 32nd Street. The two inner median lanes will be slowed so drivers can make donations safely.

Sylvan Lake’s also goes on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on 47th Avenue between McDonald’s and Sobeys.

Lacombe’s occurs on Dec. 7 beginning at 5 p.m. on Hwy 2A at 49c Avenue. Stettler’s occurs on Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at a new location, on Hwy 12 near 70th Street.

Innisfail’s goes on Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main Street south of the Royal Canadian Legion.