Every year the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office comes together with members from the Arcadia Police Department, DeSoto Correctional Institution, DeSoto Memorial Hospital, and Community Members like you, to “run and raise funds” to support the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Our annual run starts at the “Sheriff’s Office” and ends at our local Publix, the date of our run is April 16th, 2020 at 9 AM.
If you are interested in participating by purchasing a “Torch Run Shirt” for $15.00, running in the event, or simply donating to the foundation, please use the following points of contact:
Captain Andrew Proudfit 863-491-6716 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Shaneka Coone 863-491-6719 or email@example.com
All funds donated will be used to purchase a participation Torch Run shirt for a member from our local “ARC Program”, who also run each year!
“The mission of Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run, Florida is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate. Therefore, giving those continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.”