Thursday, August 10, 2017

Deputies, officers don aprons for Special Olympics during Wednesday, Aug. 16 'Tip-A-Cop' event at Old Spaghetti Factory locations (Photo)

DEPUTIES, OFFICERS DON APRONS FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS DURING WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16 'TIP-A-COP' EVENT AT OLD SPAGHETTI FACTORY LOCATIONS (PHOTO)


News Release from Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted on FlashAlert: August 10th, 2017 10:21 AM
Downloadable file: OSFTipACopFlyer.jpg
Downloadable file: OSFTipACopFlyer.pdf
Clackamas County law-enforcement personnel will trade their badges for aprons at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Clackamas as part of a special "Tip-A-Cop" event benefiting Special Olympics on Wednesday, Aug. 16.

Deputies and police officers will collect tips and help serve restaurant guests from 5 p.m. to close. The Clackamas Old Spaghetti Factory is located at 12725 SE 93rd Ave.,
Clackamas, OR 97015. [ map: https://goo.gl/maps/RwmnSzYVjKE2 ]

Participating Tip-a-Cop restaurants either match patron tips or donate a percentage of their tips to Special Olympics during the fundraiser.

This is the first statewide "Tip-A-Cop" effort in partnership with the Old Spaghetti Factory. Deputies and officers will be collecting tips from 5 p.m. to close on Aug. 16 at all Spaghetti Factory locations in Oregon -- Portland's South Waterfront, Clackamas, Corvallis, Sherwood, and Tanasbourne.

Media outlets are invited to drop by for interviews and photos with local law enforcement and Special Olympics athletes and representatives.

A flyer for the event is attached in PDF and JPEG formats.

ABOUT SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON

Special Olympics Oregon serves the largest disability population in the state. Special Olympics Oregon provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. Special Olympics Oregon is Training for Life. Learn more at http://www.soor.org

"Tip-A-Cop" is part of the annual "Law Enforcement Torch Run" (LETR) campaign for Special Olympics. LETR -- which includes an international series of relay runs and special events like Tip-A-Cop -- is presented by more than 144,000 law enforcement officers worldwide to help raise money and public awareness for Special Olympics. LETR is the largest grassroots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle for Special Olympics; funds raised go directly to local programs in states or countries where the funds are generated. Learn more about the Law Enforcement Torch Run at http://www.soor.org/Sub-Page.aspx?Name=History&PID=42

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