Ride of a lifetime: Kids get ride to school in cop car

Published: Friday, June 21, 2013 7:15 p.m. CDT
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Ronnie Macchia (left) and Alec Wilkowski get a ride to Central Elementary School with Riverside police officer Mike Panek.

Ronnie Macchia and Alec Wilkowski recently got a ride to Central Elementary School with Riverside police officer Mike Panek. Ronnie won a drawing in November for the Ride of a Lifetime program sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization at Central Elementary School. He selected his friend Alec and Alec's brother, Ben, to ride with him. Carol Barlow won an auction at Blythe Park School allowing her daughter, Anne, to also ride to school in a squad car.

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