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Posted on: May 13, 2015

[ARCHIVED] WPD Hosting Special Olympic Activities

The Waynesboro Police Department is participating in activities for in support of Special Olympics of Virginia -

• Friday, May 15 (10:00 AM to 4:00 PM) at Walmart, 116 Lucy Lane, Waynesboro

“Cover the Cruiser” Fundraiser. The goal is to take a police cruiser and get it completely covered with donation cards from the community.

Bake Sale, Hot Dog & Pizza Sales – all proceeds going to Special Olympics

Also, BMW 1100 Motorcycle donated by former Waynesboro prosecutor Tommy Weidner will be on display. Proceeds from the sale of the bike will benefit Special Olympics.

Friday is also National Peace Officer’s Day honoring our fallen brothers and sisters. The police department has chosen this day as an opportunity to give back to community by raising money for the Special Olympics.

• Thursday, June 4 – Law Enforcement Torch Run/Valley Leg. Members of the Waynesboro Police Department, Waynesboro Sheriff’s Office, members from the Waynesboro High School Cross Country Team and other community members.

Reprinted from the Torch Run Virginia website - “Each summer, law enforcement officials carry the Flame of Hope across the state culminating with the Torch Run Final Leg, and the lighting of the cauldron to officially open the Special Olympics Virginia Summer Games in Richmond. The 1,900-mile, 7-day Torch Run involves more than 2,000 law enforcement officers and personnel representing more than 200 law enforcement agencies across Virginia.”

Please contact Captain Becky Meeks at 540.241.0958 should you have any questions.

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