::Cops To Stand On Roof For Olympics
From Raleigh Chronicle Staff And Wire Reports
Thursday, April 19, 2007
WAKE COUNTY - The Wake County Sheriff's Department is pulling out all the stops in their efforts to raise money for the Special Olympics this year.
In an event called Cops On Top, Wake County deputies even plan to stand on top of the Chic-fil-A restaurant in Fuquay Varina for two entire days.
The Cops on Top event will be May 18th - 19th at the Chic-fil-A at 1460 N. Main Street in Fuquay-Varina. According to the Sheriff's Department, the deputies will be on top of the building from 6:30am May 18th until the close of business on May 19th.
In addition, on Saturday, April 21st and May 18th and 19th, Wake County Deputy Karen Bendross and Deputy Lee Alford will be selling shirts and hats at the Wal-Mart on New Hope Rd and Hwy 64 in Raleigh from 9am - 3pm.
The Wake County Sheriff's Department says that Wal-Mart will match the money they raise, up to $1,000.
Sheriff Donnie Harrison says that for the last four years, the department has raised over $6,000 per year for Special Olympics and have helped over 37,000 special athletes get an opportunity to participate in the games. ::