Stories tagged with: JIM HICKS

October 16, 2015 - 4:19pm
6 weeks 18 hours ago

This Christmas season, one local organization is remembering a lost loved one by helping children in need.

The Perry County Coon Hunters raised more than $4,500 this year for "Shop with a Cop," a program that gives area children a Christmas they may not otherwise get. On Friday, representatives from the club presented the Fraternal Order of Police Association of Zanesville with an honorary check.

"The Perry County Coon Hunter's Club, small group, decided they...

December 15, 2014 - 9:24pm
49 weeks 4 days ago

Shop With a Cop was held for the 9th year now at the North Maple Walmart Monday.

Morgan, Perry, and Muskingum County Officers are paired up with a child in need and then help them to shop for clothing and toys for the holiday season. We spoke to Jim Hicks, the President of the Fraternal Order of Police Associates for Zanesville, who says it takes a community to fund the giving.

"We have a number of raffles we do through during the year, and then we also have donations from...

December 16, 2013 - 8:38pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

It's not everyday you get to shop with a cop, but on Monday, that's exactly what 40 area students from Muskingum, Morgan and Coshocton counties did.

Every year the Fraternal Order of Police Associates Lodge gives kids and teens a Christmas they may not otherwise get. They give each student over $100 to spend, team them up with law enforcement officers and send them shopping at Walmart to get whatever they want.

"The F.O.P. Associate Lodge collects the funds for this and then...

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