Citizens Will Receive Xboxes, PlayStations and Gift Cards
June 25, 2008 – Power 99 FM (WUSL FM ““ Philadelphia): Power 99 FM is sponsoring a Citywide Gun Turn-in Campaign in partnership with the 12th Police District as well as anti-violence groups including the Southwest Community Advisory Group, Yo-ACAP (Youth Outreach Adolescent Community Awareness Program) and Blueprint for a Safer Philadelphia. The Gun Turn in Campaign begins with a Power 99 FM live broadcast on Friday, June 27, 2008 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Myers Recreation Center’s 9TH Annual Health Fair at 58th and Kingsessing to raise awareness about the campaign. Myers 9th Annual Health Fair will include safer city initiatives, vendors, a community affairs forum and entertainment. On Saturday, June 28, 2008 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM citizens will have the opportunity to turn in their guns to representatives from the 12th Police District at Myers Recreation Center with no questions asked and receive a range of items including an Xbox, PlayStation, or gift card valued up to $150.00 depending on the value of the firearm. There will be a news conference with partners in the effort at 11:30 AM. In addition to the Gun Turn In effort – safety locks will be distributed for those who possess licensed and registered firearms. For more information contact Lehronda Upshur at 610-784-5267.