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The Central Peninsula Special Olympics and the Law Enforcement Torch Run coordinators would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the 2011 Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run. Special thank you to McDonalds for all of their help in preparing for, and hosting, this 5k event. We would also like to thank Kenai Safeway for donating fruit for all of the participants. Thank you to Kenai Mayor Pat Porter for opening remarks, and also to the Kenai Fire Department for their assistance in starting the run/walk. Finally, thank you to all of the 83 runners, walkers, bicyclists, volunteers, and to everyone who made a donation. You all made this event a tremendous success for Central Peninsula Special Olympics. 052711 LETTERS 1 Peninsula Clarion The Central Peninsula Special Olympics and the Law Enforcement Torch Run coordinators would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the 2011 Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run. Special thank you to McDonalds for all of their help in preparing for, and hosting, this 5k event. We would also like to thank Kenai Safeway for donating fruit for all of the participants. Thank you to Kenai Mayor Pat Porter for opening remarks, and also to the Kenai Fire Department for their assistance in starting the run/walk. Finally, thank you to all of the 83 runners, walkers, bicyclists, volunteers, and to everyone who made a donation. You all made this event a tremendous success for Central Peninsula Special Olympics.
Friday, May 27, 2011

Story last updated at 5/27/2011 - 1:24 pm

Torch Run support appreciated



The Central Peninsula Special Olympics and the Law Enforcement Torch Run coordinators would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the 2011 Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run. Special thank you to McDonalds for all of their help in preparing for, and hosting, this 5k event. We would also like to thank Kenai Safeway for donating fruit for all of the participants. Thank you to Kenai Mayor Pat Porter for opening remarks, and also to the Kenai Fire Department for their assistance in starting the run/walk. Finally, thank you to all of the 83 runners, walkers, bicyclists, volunteers, and to everyone who made a donation. You all made this event a tremendous success for Central Peninsula Special Olympics.

Gus Sandahl, Torch Run co-coordinator





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