Cocoa with a Cop draws a crowd

Carolyn BertschFeatured News, News, Sartell – St. Stephen0 Comments

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Ethan Rowe, 4, of Sartell, tries out the back seat of a Sartell police car Jan 20 as Reserve Officer Adam Fettig stands by. The police car was inside the Waters Church in Sartell for all to explore during the first “Cocoa with a Cop” event.

photo by Carolyn Bertsch
Wednesday Karsky, 6, of Sartell, enjoys her freedom again after a moment in handcuffs with Reserve Officer Adam Fettig. Karsky was one of about 200 visitors to the Waters Church in Sartell Jan 20 for the first “Cocoa with a Cop” event organized by community-service officer Jordan Miller. Nine officers were present to chat with guests, demonstrate equipment and even play on inflatables with children.

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A Sartell family peers at a drug-identification board Jan. 20 with Reserve Officer Adam Fettig nearby to answer questions. From left to right are Jordan Feiler, 6; Megan Voss; Adyleigh Hinnenkamp, 3; and Riylan Hennenkamp, 7.

Author: Carolyn Bertsch

Bertsch has worked for the Newsleaders since 2015. She and her husband, Matt, and their three children live in Sartell where they also own and operate Four Seasons Window, Carpet and Air Duct Cleaning. Bertsch also stewards the “Reads and Seeds and Other Needs” Little Free Library in Sartell. The “Other Needs” portion of the library functions as a collection site for donations to the Salvation Army where Bertsch serves as a board member. Her other hobbies include volunteering at the food shelf, cooking, baking, and growing a vast array of fruit in her backyard orchard. Bertsch believes that every single person can choose to make the world a better place for someone else and at the end of the day the only question that matters is, “What kind of difference did you make?”

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