The Des Plaines Police Department recently coordinated a holiday gift wrapping event with Des Plaines Police and Fire Corps volunteers at the at the Frisbie Senior Center, Northwest Highway.
Operation North Pole
Friday, December 28, 2012
Friday, November 16, 2012
A special group of about 60 families will embark on at trip to see Santa from the Des Plaines Metra Depot Saturday morning.
The following information was provided by Metra: Operation North Pole shares the magic of Christmas and all the joy it can bring with 60 families who have a child or children suffering from life-threatening or terminal illnesses by taking them on a fanciful trip to the North Pole on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. This very special Polar Express ride will depart Des Plaines Metra station at 11:15 a.m. In this their fourth year of delighting families, Operation North Pole is wrapping the exteriors of two Metra train cars, as well as a partial interior, with bright holiday colors and images of Santa’s workshop. Operation North Pole is the first organization in the Chicago area to wrap a holiday train for the purpose of providing families who have …