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Nash deputies raising funds at Pumpkin Festival

Posted on September 23, 2021

Updated on September 26, 2021

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Deputy Elizabeth Cahoon of the Nash County Sheriff's Office smiles during a recent Cover the Cruiser fundraiser. The Sheriff’s Office raises money for the Special Olympics North Carolina through such events. Cover the Cruiser, Dunk-a-Deputy and more is set for the 49th annual Spring Hope National Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 2.

Lindell J. Kay | Enterprise file photo

Deputy Elizabeth Cahoon of the Nash County Sheriff's Office smiles during a recent Cover the Cruiser fundraiser. The Sheriff’s Office raises money for the Special Olympics North Carolina through such events. Cover the Cruiser, Dunk-a-Deputy and more is set for the 49th annual Spring Hope National Pumpkin Festival on Oct. 2.

SPRING HOPE — The Nash County Sheriff’s Office will raise funds for Special Olympics North Carolina during the 49th annual Spring Hope National Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, Oct. 2.

The Cover the Cruiser event will allow folks who donate money to write a message and post it on a patrol cruiser.

Torch run T-shirts and hats will be available for purchase, as well as face paintings by Bubbles.

Dunk-a-Deputy will let festival-goers pay to try to send one of eight deputies into the water.

The dunking booth schedule is: Chief Deputy Brandon Medina at 9 a.m.; Sgt. Scott Gardner at 10 a.m.; Sgt. Stanley Ricks at 11 a.m.; Deputy Elizabeth Cahoon at noon; Maj. Miste Strickland at 1 p.m.; Lt. Daniel Wrenn at 2; Lt. Randy VanHouten at 3; and Capt. Jeremy Hardy at 4 p.m.

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