June 24, 2013
Torch Run to Benefit Special Olympics
On Friday, June 28, 2013, Sheriff's Department personnel will join members of neighboring agencies for the Northern California Law Enforcement Torch Run. This event is a fundraising activity that benefits Special Olympics Northern California. Agencies will have their members running with their torch from various locations throughout Sacramento County.
The runners are scheduled to come together at California State University, Sacramento, at 9:10 a.m., and then leave from that location at 9:20 a.m. Arrival at the State Capitol is scheduled for 9:45 a.m., at which time Sheriff Scott Jones will join dignitaries from neighboring law enforcement agencies to make remarks about the importance of this wonderful event.
A commemorative lap will be run around the State Capitol before the Flame of Hope makes its way to the University of California, Davis, for the opening ceremonies, which are scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. This will be followed by a weekend of competition (June 29th and 30th) featuring hundreds of athletes.For more information regarding the events of June 29th and 30th, visit http://www.sonc.org/sports/summer-games.
Sergeant Jason Ramos,
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