Friday, April 24, 2015

Law Enforcement Torch Run



Law Enforcement Officers from across the state are involved in the Torch Run for Special Olympics and the Officers from the Lowcountry are no exception.  Beginning at 11:00 am on April 30th, 2015 Law Enforcement Officers will begin an approximately 127mile relay of a Special Olympics Torch from the sands of Sullivan’s Island’s Station 
22 1/2 Street to the steps of the Statehouse in Columbia. Appropriately deemed the Coast to the Capital this event will coincide with relays from other parts of the state and conclude at a press conference on the steps of the Capital on May 1st, 2015 announcing the beginning of the Special Olympics Summer Games.  At 6:00 pm officers will join forces for a 7.5 mile run from the Capital to Fort Jackson where the torch will be carried into the Summer Games.  

This represents Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics continued commitment to increase awareness, raise funds, and provide support for South Carolina’sapproximately 22,593 Special Olympic Athletes.

Anyone interested in supporting our efforts can donate directly at:
or contact me and I will offer assistance and/or directionsfor other support opportunities or participation information.  Corporate sponsorships are available through t-shirts worn by officers during the relay, and/or magnetic signage or banners attached to support vehicles.


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