HARRISBURG, Pa.-- Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas Carter was all wet on Saturday. Making a splash in a dunk tank and having fun were the goals of a summertime fair held to benefit residents of Homeland Center. Located on North Sixth Street, it provides personal care, skilled nursing and short-term rehab services, along with a specialized program for dementia patients.
President and CEO, Barry Ramper, II says, "We have been at this location since 1867 and have a very strong commitment to the community."
Chief Carter had promised to get in the dunk tank if donors raised $7,500 for the Homeland Center.
"I believe in Homeland, what they're doing, they're very active and they are always helping the neighborhood, so I'm here to make sure that people get an opportunity to dunk the police chief," he said.
Chief Carter did not disappoint, he was dunked over and over again.
The fair also featured games, rides, face painting, music, and more.
For more information on Homeland Center, click here: http://homelandcenter.org/