Police Officers to stake out Dunkin’ Donuts Rooftops to Support Special Olympics

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Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant, WI—August 14, 2015—Law enforcement officers from throughout the state will stake out Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops to benefit Special Olympics Wisconsin, on Friday, August 14, beginning at 6 a.m. through 11 a.m. The locations in Racine County include 6026 Washington Ave. and 9209 Durand Ave. Participating agencies are:
 MOUNT PLEASANT POLICE
 STURTEVANT POLICE
 SOUTH SHORE FIRE

That morning, police officers are scheduled to cover 43 Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops to heighten awareness and raise money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics Wisconsin…rain or shine!

20140815_083112In return for the police officers “doing time” at their restaurants, each guest who visits a Cop on a Rooftop location that day and makes a donation will receive a Free Medium Hot or Iced Coffee coupon.*

Last year, Wisconsin police officers raised nearly $38,000 from atop 30 Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops for Special Olympics Wisconsin.

The Law Enforcement Torch Run is the largest grass-roots fundraising program and public awareness vehicle for Special Olympics. Law enforcement officers from the 50 United States, 12 Canadian provinces and territories and 44 other countries carry the Flame of Hope™ in honor of Special Olympics athletes. Wisconsin’s Law Enforcement Torch

20140815_084843Run consistently ranks in the top ten highest grossing programs in the world. In 2014, the Wisconsin LETR raised more than $2.3 million with more than 1,400 registered participants representing law enforcement agencies across the state.

Special Olympics Wisconsin provides year-round training and competition opportunities through 17 different Olympic-type sports for nearly 10,000 individuals with intellectual disabilities. The organization holds more than 650 competitions statewide and five state tournaments per year. For more information, visit Special OlympicsWisconsin.org or call (800) 552-1324.

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