Elgin Based Bear Family McDonald’s hosts its first ever ‘Cocoa With A Cop’ event

ELGIN | what better way to warm up on a chilly fall morning then by having The Elgin Police Officers serve complimentary McCafe Hot Chocolate.

The Cocoa With A Cop event, hosted by Elgin McDonald’s, on Thursday, October 11, at 1165 N. McClean, which aimed to bring the community together did just that by serving the customers more than 50 Hot Chocolates during this one-hour event.

David Bear, owner-operator, of the Elgin-based McDonald’s franchise, is honored to take part in these great community-building events that help to bridge relationships between residents and the local police force. These events are an excellent opportunity for the residents to come out and get to know the officers that serve their community and get to know them on a more personal level.

Many of Elgin Police Department personnel were in attendance for this first time Cocoa With A Cop event, they were able to personally to meet and greet those in attendance, make hot chocolate to warm up those chilly hands and take photos with the community, what better way to start the day.

” The Bear Family is proud of the role we have maintained in Elgin since 1967, and we are happy to see the community and the local Police Department enjoying pleasant conversation together over hot chocolate.  This is how life should be, simple and fun.”  Bear said.

“We are grateful to Sergeant Demierre, who contributed to the coordination of the Cocoa with A Cop event, and to all the officers who came to the event, helped serve hot chocolate, took pictures with the community members, and enjoy the conversations. “

This event was hosted by the Bear Family Restaurants and McDonald’s Owner/Operator, David Bear. Like us on Facebook and visit our Website .

For more information about events provided by the Elgin McDonald’s, please contact Community Relations Director, Julie Travers at julie.travers@comcast.net.