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Grit Foundation & Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office to Announce Formal Partnership

Gainesville, FL – Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz in conjunction with members of the Grit Foundation board of Directors will formally announce their new partnership on Friday, November 30, 2018. This partnership will allow the Grit Foundation to advocate on behalf of and support the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s office in ways not previously feasible including but not limited to: providing funding for gear, training, K-9s, critical resources, public relations assistance, and travel stipends.

What: “Grit Breakfast” celebrating partnership between Grit Foundation & Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office

When: Friday, November 30, 2018; 8:30 a.m.

Where: Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, 9239 S. U.S. 129, Trenton, FL 32693

Who: Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz, senior leadership of Grit Foundation, local elected officials, members of the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s office

Why: This strategic partnership will highlight existing needs of the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s office. Community members can learn about how they can get involved and help the Grit Foundation meet the needs of the department.

### The Grit Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 organization whose mission is to generate community-based support for local first responders and hometown heroes. In lieu of a department specific or county specific “friends of” organization, the Grit Foundation leverages regional resources by partnering with several local departments in order to provide them with resources, training, and positive community exposure not readily available. You can learn more about the Grit Foundation by visiting

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