Officers to run in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special OlympicsJune 6, 2012
Park Forest Police Officers will be participating in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois on Wednesday, June 13th. Officers will receive the torch from the Richton Park Police Department runners at Sauk Trail and Main Street/Central Park around 9 A.M., and will proceed down Sauk Trail, Lakewood Blvd., through downtown Park Forest, and north on Western Ave. where they will hand the torch off to the Olympia Fields Police Department runners at Lincoln Highway. The Park Forest Police Department’s portion of the run is approximately 3 miles in length.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics serves to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Illinois. Businesses or individuals wishing to support the Park Forest Police Department runners may make donations to Special Olympics Illinois on behalf of the Park Forest Police Department. If you would like to support Special Olympics Illinois, you can donate to receive a Torch Run t-shirt ($15), Torch Run ball cap ($10), or Torch Run pin ($5). Contact Corporal Scott Sheets at (708) 748-9536 for more information.