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Posted by Randy on 2014/5/20 4:24:01 (540 reads) News by the same author

The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), founded by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association 28 years ago, continues through Friday, May 30.
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Officers from around the state will be running the torch to raise awareness for Special Olympics Missouri and the 2014 State Summer Games. Those games will be held in Columbia on May 30 – June 1. The culmination of the Torch Run - the lighting of the Flame of Hope - will take place at 7:30 at the Opening Ceremony, May 30 at Columbia Hickman High School.

Special Olympics Missouri is a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition
for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. More than 17 thousand (17,142) athletes participate in 21 Olympic-type sports. The local group at Trenton is called DAWGS which stands for Disabled Athletes with Grundy Support.

More than 16 hundred (1,642) runners from 187 law enforcement agencies plan to participate
in the 2014 Torch Run. The runners complete 42 different routes and cover more than 1,000 miles
Missouri Law Enforcement Agencies are attempting to raise $2.3 million this year Eight of the routes are listed in northwest Missouri. Among them are at Chillicothe, Trenton, Gallatin, and Cameron –all on Wednesday May 28th.

Chillicothe Route at 8 a-m from the women’s prison to the Fire Station
Contact: Carrie Pfeifer, Chillicothe Correctional Center

Trenton Route – at 10 am from the Police Dept. to Shop-Ko parking lot
Contact: Sheriff Rodney Herring, Grundy County Sheriff’s Dept

Gallatin Route – at 12 noon; at the courthouse, around the square, then down Main Street
Contact: Sheriff Ben Becerra, Daviess County Sheriff Dept

Cameron Route – at 2 pm from Town Square on 3rd Street to Walmart parking lot
Contact: Keith Bentz, Crossroads Correctional Center, 816-632-2727

Special Olympics is law enforcement’s charity of choice, not only in Missouri, but throughout the U-S and in 48 countries worldwide. Other fundraising initiatives include the Polar Plunge, the sale of Torch Run T-shirts. Other special events include the World’s Largest Truck Convoy, Over the Edge, and Tip-A-Cop events.

Supporters also can text SOMO to 85944 to make a secure $10 donation to Special Olympics Missouri in support of law enforcement. The charge will appear on your cell phone statement. Standard messaging rates apply. Donations help improve the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities across the state.

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