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KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT

Michael J. Glaser

Chief of Police

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

500 Veterans Boulevard

Kenner, LA 70062

(504) 712-2200

FAX (504) 712-2209

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Media Contact

Casey Minton

Director of Communications and Marketing

 Email: cminton@laso.org

Phone: 985-345-6644

Cell: 504-810-4615

Website: www.laso.org

 
 


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MEDIA ALERT

Over the Edge is this Friday at Benson Tower

(New Orleans, LA) –Special Olympics Louisiana is calling all media to attend Over the Edge. On December 5th, we are partnering with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff Office and Kenner Police Department to hold one of our biggest fundraisers called Over the Edge NOLA: S.W.A.T. Edition. Participants who raise a minimum of one thousand dollars through their own personalized fundraising page will get the opportunity to rappel twenty five stories down New Orleans’ Benson Tower, ride in a helicopter over the Mississippi River, and S.W.A.T. train with Louisiana's finest at the Jefferson Parish Sheriffs’ Training Facility. There will be plenty of entertainment, including the 610 Stompers, VIPs, food, drinks, music, and fun for the whole family. 

Who:     You, Rita Benson LeBlanc, Sheriff Newell Normand, The 610 Stompers, law enforcement officers, over 40+ thrill seekers, and Special Olympics Louisiana athletes.

What:   Over the Edge – “The Ultimate S.W.A.T. Experience!”

-          Rappel down the side of the 25 story Benson Tower and become a J.P.S.O. S.W.A.T. Team member for the day by flying in a helicopter and participating in several S.W.A.T team exercises.

When:   Friday, December 5th beginning at 7:00am until 3:00pm

Where:  Benson Tower, 1450 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA 70112

Bonus:   Performance by the 610 Stompers and appearances by Sir Saint & Gumbo. Music, food and

drinks will be available all day. Bring your coworkers, friends and family!

Extra:  WWL-TV’s Doug Mouton will emcee the event.  There are spots available for any members of the media who would like to participate in this exciting event for only $1,000.00.

 For more information on this event, please contact Casey Minton or log onto www.laso.org.

 

 
 

Michael
J.
Glaser

Chief of Police

 

 
 
Kenner Police Complex

500 Veterans Blvd.

Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

 
 
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(504) 712-2222
 

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