A heartwarming story from Chicago…that reminds us all that each one of us has a tremendous potential to make a positive difference in the life of another person, or in our community.

The Chicago police department held it’s first ever “Daddy Daughter Dance” to give fathers a special night to spend with their daughters. The girls who did not have a father to attend with them, were not left out… they received a special escort as a commander, sergeant or officer volunteered to take them to the dance.

The “Daddy Daughter Dance” was a free event held at the South Shore Cultural Center that included a dance and refreshments. It was a fun night for all.

Thank you to the Chicago police districts 5, 7, and 9, and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, who planned the dance.

Read the full story: “Cops Escort Girls Without Fathers to ‘Daddy Daughter Dance'” by 5 NBC Chicago. 5/22/2015. http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/making-a-difference/chicago-police-department-daddy-daughter-dance-304765081.html

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