Cop on a Rooftop Special Olympics Campaign on Friday, May 30th

For Release: 
May 30, 2014

 

Gurnee, IL - For the 12th year in a row, Illinois police officers will stake out Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to benefit Special Olympics Illinois and the more than 27,000 athletes of Special Olympics Illinois who train and compete year-round.

On Friday, May 30th, from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m., hundreds of police officers from across the state are scheduled to cover more than 120 Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to heighten awareness and raise money for the Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. The Gurnee Police Department will participate at 5414 Route 132 (Route 132 just east of Dilley’’s Road).

In return for the police officers "doing time" at their restaurants, Dunkin' Donuts will donate $10,000 to the Torch Run fund. γ€€In addition, each guest who visits a Cop on a Rooftop location that day and makes a donation to the Torch Run will receive a free donut. Guests donating at least $10 will receive a Law Enforcement Torch Run travel mug and a coupon for free coffee. Other merchandise and raffle tickets will be available for purchase.

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Contact: 

Cmdr. Willie Meyer
Ph:  847.599.7050
Fax: 847.244.8678
Email: billjm@police.gurnee.il.us