SOUTHWEST, Fla. --- Miromar Outlets showing its appreciation to the Lee County Mounted Patrol with a monetary donation.
Miromar Outlets Vice President, Jeff Staner presented a $3,500 check to Lee County Sheriff Officers on Friday thanking volunteers for their support .
The Mounted Patrol has saddled up to escort shoppers every year for over a decade during the busy holiday shopping season.
The Lee County Mounted Patrol is made up of volunteers and their personal horses that are trained in community policing procedures including crowd and traffic control.
The training is paid for through donations and the volunteers transport the horses at their own expense.
Miromar Outlets, voted "Best Shopping Mall" in Southwest Florida features more than 140 top designer and brand name outlets.