DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(070218)-JCPENNEY DONATES BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES

ODESSA, TEXAS/JULY 2, 2018 – THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT’S POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE ENDED IT’S SUMMER CAMP SESSION 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 29TH WITH A BACK PACK AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES GIVE-AWAY TO ALL SUMMER CAMP ATTENDEES SUPPLIED BY JCPENNEY.
(JESSICA GOMEZ, ASSISTANT MANAGER OF CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE-JC PENNEY)
“WE WERE PRESENTED WITH THIS TASK FROM OUR SALON MANAGER, BECKY FAUZ. SHE CAME TO US AND SAID SHE HAD THE BACK PACKS, AND WE WANTED TO PARTNER WITH P.A.L. AND DO EVERYTHING THAT WE COULD FOR OUR COMMUNITY. TO REALLY GIVE BACK TO THE KIDS THAT REALLY NEEDED IT THE MOST.”
A STOREWIDE CAMPAGIN WAS INITIATED TO ENCOURAGEING EMPLOYEES AND THE PUBLIC TO DONTATE WHAT THEY COULD FOR THE P.A.L. KIDS.
(JESSICA GOMEZ, ASSISTANT MANAGER OF CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE-JC PENNEY)
“WE ACTUALLY DECIDED RUNNING LOTS OF FLYERS WITHIN OUR COMPANY AND WE STARTED ASKING OUR TEAMMATES. WE WENT TO THE PUBLIC, WE POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA. WE ASKED, ‘HEY CAN YOU DONATE ANYTHING, ANYTHING YOU CAN SPARE FOR THESE WONDERFUL KIDS. AND A LOT OF OUR TEAM MEMBERS CAME TOGETHER AND DONATED THROUGH. IT WAS THE LAST TWO WEEKS THAT WE’VE BEEN DOING THIS.”
JCPENNEY IS VERY PROUD OF BEING A PART OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY BY HELPING CHILDREN PREPARE FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR.
(JESSICA GOMEZ, ASSISTANT MANAGER OF CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE-JC PENNEY)
“IT’S VERY IMPORTANT FOR US TO AN OUTREACH FOR THE COMMUNITY, BECAUSE WE WANT TO GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. YA’LL GIVE TO US SO MUCH BY COMING IN TO OUR STORE AND SHOPPING WITH US WHENEVER THERE’S SO MANY OTHER PLACES YA’LL COULD GO TO. WE REALLY VALUE OUR COMMUNITY, AND WE REALLY WANT TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO ALSO GIVE BACK, WHENEVER THE COMMUNITY GIVES TO US.”
P.A.L. SUMMER CAMP 2 STARTS MONDAY JULY 9TH.
THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(063018) – MCH WILL JOIN ODESSA COLLEGE IN COLLEGE 2 CAREER

ODESSA, TEXAS/JUNE 30, 2018 – ODESSA COLLEGE ANNOUNCED THAT MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WILL TAKE PART IN THE 6 COMMITMENTS TO THE COMMUNITY. MCH IS THE FIRST BUSINESS THAT WILL SUPPORT SPECIFIC COLLEGE 2 CAREER COMMITMENTS BY SUPPORTING THE 1500 PRESENTATIONS TO STUDENTS OF THE ECTOR COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT.
(KATIE NISBET, ASSOCIATE DEAN OF ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIPS-ODESSA COLLEGE)
“MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL IS ONE OF THE FIRST BUSINESSES TO REALLY REACH OUT AND MAKE THAT COMMITMENT TO BEING PART OF THIS EFFORT FOR THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL YEAR.”
MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WILL BE REACHING OUT TO MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS AND EXPOSE STUDENTS A WIDE VARIETY OF OPTIONS IN THE MEDICAL FIELD, AS WELL AS PROVIDE TOURS OF THE HOSPITAL.
(KATIE NISBET, ASSOCIATE DEAN OF ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIPS-ODESSA COLLEGE)
“CHILDREN DON’T KNOW REALLY WHAT THEY WANT TO DO. A LOT OF THAT HAS TO DO WITH THE FACT THAT THEY’RE NOT EXPOSED TO DIFFERENT THINGS. SO, MAYBE YOUR PASSION IS GOING TO BE WORKING IN RADIOLOGY, BUT IF YOU’VE NEVER EVEN SEEN WHAT AN X-RAY LOOKS LIKE OR HOW YOU GO ABOUT TAKING ON. IT’S HARD TO REALLY KNOW IF THAT’S SOMETHING YOU’D REALLY BE INTERESTED IN.”
MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL AND ODESSA COLLEGE HAVE BEEN TRAINING A STAFF OF 65 PEOPLE AND PREPARING THE STAFF TO APPROPRATELY GO INTO THE SCHOOL SYSTEM.
(RICK NAPPER, CEO/PRESIDENT-MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL)
“WHAT WE HAVE TO DO AS MEDICAL CENTER IS TO GO INTO THESE SCHOOLS, FIRST OF ALL, EXPLORE THAT TALENT AND FIND OUT WHERE THAT TALENT IS. AND THEN, SECOND OF ALL, WE HAVE TO HELP THEM UNDERSTAND THEIR TALENT AND BRING IT TO THE FOREFRONT. THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE TRYING TO INFLUENCE OUR CHILDREN, MANY OF THEM IN A NEGATIVE WAY; WE HAVE TO COUNTER THAT WITH A POSITIVE OF LETTING THEM KNOW WHO THEY ARE AND BUILD THEIR SELF-ESTEEM AROUND THEIR ABILITIES OF WHAT THEY CAN BE AND WHAT THEIR ABILITIES ARE.”
ODESSA COLLEGE AND MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL ARE EXCITED THAT THE COMMUNITY AND COMMUNITY LEADERS ARE ENGAGING IN THE BETTERMENT OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM AND IMPACT IT WILL HAVE IN THE FUTURE OF THE PERMIAN BASIN.
(RICK NAPPER, CEO/PRESIDENT-MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL)
“WE HAVE CHILDREN WITH THE MOST AMAZING ABILITY TO BECOME PROFESSIONALS IN THIS COMMUNITY AND DEVELOP IT. AND MY FEELING IS WHY GO OUTSIDE OF THE COMMUNITY, WHEN WE COULD DEVELOPE IT FROM WITHIN.”
ODESSA COLLEGE IS ALSO REACHING OUT TO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS TO HELP CREATE AND PROMOTE A COLLEGE GOING CULTURE IN THE PERMIAN BASIN.
FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(062918) – OPD DETECTIVES PURCHASE NEW BIKE FOR THEFT VICTIM

ODESSA, TEXAS/JUNE 29, 2018 – ON JUNE 9TH, 2018 AT APPROXIMATELY 5:35PM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO KENT KWIK LOCATED AT 1100 NORTH GRANDVIEW IN REFERENCE TO A THEFT OF A BICYCLE.
A 13-YEAR-OLD MALE RODE HIS BICYCLE TO KENT KWIK, WENT INSIDE TO BUY SOME ITEMS. WHILE THE 13-YEAR-OLD VICTIM WAS INSIDE THE STORE, A SUSPECT STOLE THE VICTIM’S BYCICLE AND FLED THE SCENE IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.
THE BYCICLE IS DESCRIBED AS A BLACK MONGOOSE WITH ONE PINK BRAKE HANDLE AND ONE BLACK BRAKE HANDLE, BLACK RIMS, AND ONE WATER BOTTLE ATTACHMENT.
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IN REFERENCE TO THE IDENTITY OF THIS SUSPECT CONTACT DETECTIVE R. CELAYA AT 432-335-4937 OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS AT 432-333-TIPS AND REFERENCE CASE #18-24323.
TODAY, FRIDAY, JUNE 29TH, 2018 13-YEAR-OLD CAIDEN PINSON WHO HAD HIS BIKE STOLEN AT KENT KWIK HAD A BRAND NEW BIKE DELIVERED TO HIS RESIDENCE BY OPD PROPERTY DETECTIVES.
THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(062918) – STABBING ROBBERY INVESTIGATION

ODESSA, TEXAS/JUNE 29, 2018 – ON THURSDAY, JUNE 28TH AT APPROXIMATELY 5:29AM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL IN REFERENCE TO A STAB VICTIM.
OFFICERS MADE CONTACT WITH A 30-YEAR-OLD MALE, WHO TOLD OFFICERS HE HAD BEEN STABBED AND ROBBED WHILE RIDDING HIS BIKE IN THE AREA OF 20TH AND DIXIE. HE WAS APPROACHED BY AN UNKNOWN MALE SUBJECT, AND WAS KNOCKED OFF HIS BIKE. THE MALE SUBJECT BEGAN DEMANDING ALL OF THE COMPLAINANT’S PROPERTY, THEN PULLED OUT A LARGE KNIFE AND STABBED THE COMPLAINANT IN THE LEFT ARM, CAUSING SERIOUS BODILY INJURY. THE MALE SUBJECT FLED THE SCENE IN AN UNKNOW DIRECTION.
THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS A HISPANIC MALE, ABOUT 5 FEET 10 INCHES TALL, WEIGHING ABOUT 220 POUNDS, WEARING A BLACK SKI MASK, BLACK SHIRT, BLUE JEANS. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IN REFERENCE TO THIS INCIDENT CONTACT THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS AT 432-333-TIPS AND REFERENCE CASE #18-26793.

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