SIMMONS FIRST FOUNDATION DONATES TO JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE K-9 FUNDRAISER
(L to R) Simmons First Foundation Chairman Tommy Mays, K-9 Sergeant Courtney Kelly, K-9 Soder, and Simmons Bank Community President Daniel Robinson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SIMMONS FIRST FOUNDATION DONATES TO JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE K-9 FUNDRAISER: January 15, 2020 - JEFFERSON COUNTY, AR - The Simmons First Foundation donated $4000 to The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office K-9 fundraiser.
The Simmons First Foundation was established in 2013 to help give back to the communities that have been so vital to the continuing growth and success of Simmons Bank.
"I'm proud of everything you're doing with the K-9 Division," said Tommy May, Chairman of The Simmons First Foundation.
Over the past couple of months, the JCSO K-9 fundraiser has received many generous donations from the community in support of our new K-9 Soder, a Belgian Malinois, and K-9 Sergeant Courtney Kelly.
The donations received are used for purchasing K-9 training equipment and medical supplies. Thanks to the generous donations, JCSO was recently able to purchase K-9 Narcotics Detection Kits containing PCP, marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy), cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin detection kits.
"The Jefferson County K-9 fundraiser has gone really well and exceeded my expectations," said K-9 Sergeant Courtney Kelly. "We have some great citizens of this county and it is a pleasure to serve them and do good deeds in our county. People have been really nice, and the outpouring of love and support means more than words can express. I want to say thank you to everyone who has donated to or even thought about donating to the K-9 fundraiser."
When it comes to a sense of duty, pound for pound, Sheriff K-9s have no equal. They never hesitate to chase down bad guys when they start barking orders and you can bet crooks listen. K-9 Soder is an important addition to the day-to-day operations of the sheriff's office. He is a valuable tool in the agency's mission to protect and serve the citizens of Jefferson County and Pine Bluff, AR.
K-9 Narcotics Detection Kits were purchased with public donations received in support of the Jefferson County K-9 Division through the JCSO K-9 fundraiser.