The Park Ridge Police Department are planning several fundraising events around the city to support Special Olympics.
"Special Olympics makes a tremendous difference in the lives of thousands of athletes and their families,” stated Police Chief Frank Kaminski in a press release. “The Park Ridge Police Department has long been a proud supporter of Special Olympics’ mission.”
Among the events planned:
- Cop on Rooftop at both Park Ridge Dunkin Donut locations, 2606 W. Dempster and 1129 W. Touhy Avenue, June 1.
- Torch Run on June 10th on Dempster St from Northwest Hwy to Milwaukee Ave.
- Spare Change for Real Change, canning event on July 20.
- Plane Pull at O’Hare Airport on September 15.
In 2011 the department raised $8,981, a press release states.