Coles County Participating in Police Fire EMS Appreciation Day

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MATTOON – Several businesses in Coles County are joining together to sponsor a Police Fire EMS Appreciation Day event on Saturday, November 7.

Event officials say they are holding the event 11 AM – 4 PM to take time to express appreciation to first responders.

The event will include food, music, kids’ games, demonstrations, equipment on display and other activities. This event will also be free to the public; however, donations will be accepted. These donations will be used to purchase safety vests for police dogs and other needed equipment.

The event will take place at the First Presbyterian Church in Mattoon, located at 10 Charleston Avenue.

Organizers say the event will have a rain day of Saturday, November 14.

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