Audio Interview: Celebrity softball game nets over $1500 for “Shop With a Cop” program

Shop with a cop

Missouri community betterment judges were to be in Trenton Monday to evaluate Trenton as a whole, the volunteer participation, and the impact of local projects. One of those to be reviewed is the Trenton Police Departments’ “clean sweep” program which involves citizens and groups cleaning up designated streets.

Police Chief Tommy Wright in a recent interview with KTTN said more streets need to be adopted:



Judie Leininger of Trenton mentioned two groups that are working to improve the community’s appearance:



Citizens of the community, known as Trenton Celebrities, played two softball games against developmentally disabled persons Saturday night at Griffin Field.

Proceeds were raised for the Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” initiative as well as a holiday dinner that police host for foster children of the area.

Police Chief Wright explains the kids selected for shop with a cop have a certain amount of money to spend on Christmas gifts:



Chief Wright offered his reaction to the charity softball games fundraiser:



Between the games, a live auction was held with bids taken on an autographed Mike Moustakis baseball bat provided by the Kansas City Royals and Mike Arbuckle.

The winning bid was $375 dollars for the bat, with a total of  $1543 dollars was raised at the event.