Press releases from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department and the Crystal Lake Police Department:
Sheriff’s Office will be Collecting Donations for Special Olympics Illinois on Friday at Dunkin Donuts, Woodstock on May 16, 2016
On Friday, May 20, 2016 from 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office will be at the Woodstock Dunkin Donuts on Route 47 to raise funds for Special Olympics Illinois during the “COP on Rooftop” event.
Sheriff’s Deputies, Corrections Officers, and other employees will be at the Dunkin Donut’s front door and drive through collecting donations from patrons to support Special Olympics.
Those who donate Friday will be given a coupon for a free coffee or donut by Dunkin Donuts for their next visit.
The 2016 Special Olympics Illinois T-shirts and hats will also be available for purchase at Dunkin Donuts during the “Cop on Rooftop” event.
100% of all donations benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois directly.
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office will be joining other local law enforcement throughout McHenry County and the State of Illinois in this effort on Friday.
According to Special Olympics Illinois, a record 234 locations will be participating together for the Friday “COP on Rooftop” event. For more information on Special Olympics Illinois and your local law enforcement efforts, go to www.soill.org.
Cop On Rooftop
On Friday, May 20 th , 2016, from 5 am to 2 pm, Officers from the Crystal Lake Police Department will need your assistance in getting down from the roof for the 14th annual Dunkin’ Donuts’ state-wide event, Cop on Rooftop.
Cop on Rooftop is one of many events dedicated to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Illinois.
Through Special Olympics, athletes enhance their physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, self-image, friendship, and social skills. The athletes carry these benefits with them into their daily lives at home, in the classroom, on the job, and in the community. Funds raised will provide significant support to the mission.
Please stop by for the support and donation. This event will be held at the Dunkin’ Donuts, 4817 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake.
For other participating locations in your area, please visit “featured events” at www.soill.org.
For more information, please contact:
Officer Ed Pluviose – Crystal Lake Police Community Relations Officer, at (815) 356-3731 or by email at [email protected]
Huntley PD participates in “Cop on Top” for Special Olympics on Friday, May 20, 5AM-2PM, at Dunkin Donuts. Donut eating contest at 12 PM
On Friday, May 20, 2016, from 5:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., at Dunkin Donuts, 12090 Princeton, the Huntley Police Department will take to the sky in support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois. For the thirteenth year the Police Department will participate in “Cop on Top” in order to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Illinois.
Officers will take to the roof top of Dunkin Donuts throughout the day in support of Special Olympics. On the ground, a variety of Officers and community members will be collecting donations, selling 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run merchandise and spending time with Special Olympic Athletes.
A donut eating contest will be held at 12:00 p.m.featuring participants from the Police Department, Village of Huntley, Huntley Fire Protection District, Huntley Chamber, Huntley Community Radio, Huntley Park District, Consolidated School District 158 and the McHenry County Board. Sir William and The Duchess from Huntley Community Radio will provide music throughout the event.
Everyone who makes a donation to Special Olympics will receive a coupon for a free donut. The first fifty people to donate $10.00 or more will receive a Dunkin Donut coffee mug.
Special Olympics Illinois supports nearly 22,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and more than 21,000 young athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities from communities throughout the state including Huntley.