FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Office: (504) 712-2252
Kenner Police to participate in
Law Enforcement Torch Run on May19th
(Public invited to run with Law Enforcement)
- The Kenner Police Department along
Louisiana State Police Troop B, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office
Harahan Police Department, Probation and Parole, DEA, FBI, Secret
Service, U.S. Marshals and numerous other agencies, military, and
civilians will participate in the 30th annual Louisiana Law Enforcement
Torch Run on Thursday, May 19, 2016 to benefit Special Olympics
Louisiana. Local officers
have carried the “Flame of Hope” for Special Olympics throughout the
area since the event came to
The route for the Jefferson Parish leg of the Louisiana Law Enforcement Torch Run: Beginning at approximately 8:00 a.m., runners will start at Lafreniere Park, 3000 Downs Blvd. in Metairie, and will run west on Veterans Blvd towards the Kenner Police Complex, located at 500 Veterans Blvd, where the run will end. The length of the route is approximately 3.1 miles. The cost will be $25.00 which will include registration, T-shirt, food, and entertainment after the run. To have your shirt for the run you must register no later than May 1, 2016.
For more information to run, purchase shirts or donate (all money raised will go to Louisiana Special Olympics) please contact Officer James Virgil of the KPD Community Relations Division at (504) 712-2395 or email@example.com. If you would like to set up an interview or film footage of the Law Enforcement Torch Run, please contact Lieutenant Brian McGregor at (504) 712-2252 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on Special Olympics Louisiana, visit www.laso.org or contact them at (800) 345-6644.