WHO: Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) – Heart of East Texas Area and the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR).
WHAT: Local police officers and LETR members will take part in the annual Tip A Cop fundraising event that benefits SOTX athletes in Conroe and the surrounding Heart of East Texas Area.
VISUALS: Cops will exchange handcuffs for aprons and will serve tables for tips. All gratuities collected by the cops will be donated to SOTX to fund competition training and programming for more than 1,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the Heart of East Texas Area.
WHEN: Thursday, July 27, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Texas Roadhouse – Conroe 2230 i-45 North
WHY: Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect. SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 58,300 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship. To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646. Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.