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The Valley Breeze & Observer 11-19-2020

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6 SMITHFIELD NOVEMBER 19-25, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER EDITION BREEZE PHOTO BY JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD Smithfield Police Chief RICHARD ST. SAUVEUR and photographer BRYAN BARON teamed up to put images of police cruisers, the station and more on coasters and mouse pads to promote Baron's business, Double B Photography, support the police station during the holidays, and raise funds for the Smithfield High School senior class. SMITHFIELD – Working with Bryan Baron of Double B Photography to raise funds for the Smithfield High School seniors and his busi- ness, Smithfield Police Chief Richard St. Sauveur said the collaboration is a "four-time winning situation." The two are running a cam- paign selling Smithfield Police Department coasters and mouse pads featuring Baron's photography depicting depart- ment cruisers, the "Thin Blue Line" flag representing police officers, and the police station. With St. Sauveur's analysis, Baron gets publicity for his business, the SPD gets com- munity support, Smithfield High School seniors receive money for events, and pur- chasers receive a great gift for the holidays. Baron, 25, is a local legend and "all-around great guy," said the chief, who has worked with Baron, who has the devel- opmental disability dystonia, several times in the past. After Baron graduated from Smithfield High School in 2014, he began looking for jobs and found he did not like any, according to his mother, Sue Baron. To occupy his time, he took a photography class and discovered he has an eye for capturing natural land- scapes, animals, and anything outdoors. "As an alumni, Bryan is happy to be able to help out and support students at the high school," she said. Baron took a self-employ- ment business class with the Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council, and began Double B two years ago. He sells his photos in various forms at local farmers markets. St. Sauveur follows Sue on social media and said he was fond of the newest work he was doing. He said he knew there was an opportunity to promote Baron's business while supporting the depart- ment, all in the name of a good cause. St. Sauveur contacted Baron and invited him to do a pho- toshoot with the department's vehicles and building. "They all turned out fantas- tic. They're pretty sharp," the chief said. He added that the items make great stocking stuffers for the coming holiday sea- son, with funds going to help support the community. St. Sauveur said he's supported high school seniors in the past, and knew support this year would be even more impor- tant. "I feel for the seniors this year and wanted to do some- thing special for them, or help them do something special," St. Sauveur said. Each coaster is $6, and mouse pads are $12. Orders can be made at doubleb-pho- tography.square.site/ and will be available for pickup at the Smithfield Police Station, 215 Pleasant View Ave. SPD partners with artist to raise funds for high school seniors By JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD Valley Breeze & Observer Staff Writer jackie@valleybreeze.com BREEZE PHOTO BY JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD Baron's images on COASTERS AND MOUSE PADS feature Smithfield Police Department cruisers and the station as well as the "Thin Blue Line" flag representing police officers. wood oven pizza & Bar CURBSIDE PICK UP AND CARRY OUT (401) 353-7110 www.thefirebrickoven.com 1874 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI Bar open TiLL LaST CaLL Hours: Monday through Thursday 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday & Saturday 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m.-9 p.m. Taste Of Fall ROASTED BEET SALAD Spinach, tender roasted beets, spiced walnuts, shaved red onion, pickled carrots, crumbled goat cheese citrus vinaigrette $14 HUNTER & GATHERER PIZZA Roasted butternut squash, prosciutto, figs, caramelized onions, mozzarella and goat cheese, finished with sage pesto $16 PUMPKIN RAVIOLI Fresh pumpkin ravioli tossed with a roasted walnut & butternut squash cream sauce sprinkled with spiced toasted pumpkin seeds $15 ADD GRILLED CHICKEN $3 SHRIMP $9 FALL SPICED SALMON Faroe Island Salmon pan roasted with fall spicy and honey, bacon and Brussel sprouts, sweet potato mashed $24 8 HOUR PORK SHANK Berkshire pork shank, slow braised with fall root vegetables, served over sweet potato mashed, with rosemary & sage pan gravy $26 CHICKEN & BUTTERNUT RISOTTO Pan seared chicken breast with apple wood smoked bacon, caramelized onion and sundried tomatoes over roasted butternut squash risotto $18 Do you like to read The Valley Breeze & Observer? Then please shop with our advertisers, and tell them 'I saw it in The Observer!'

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