Officers Serve as Celebrity Waiters for Tip-A-CHP Fundraiser

Yard House and Law Enforcement Officers Raise Funds to Benefit Special Olympics

Who: Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC), local Law Enforcement agencies, and Yard House Restaurants

Yard House LogoWhat: Yard House to Host Tip-A-CHP Events to Support Special Olympics Southern California

When: Wednesday, May 12, 5 to 9 p.m.

Where: All Southern California Yard House restaurants (except the LA Live location) – visit www.yardhouse.com for locations. We encourage local media to visit one of the Yard House Restaurants for interviews and photos with local law enforcement and Special Olympics Southern California representatives and athletes.

Why: Southern California Yard House Restaurants are partnering with local law enforcement agencies to raise money for Special Olympics. Law enforcement officers will serve as celebrity waiters at 12 locations, and their tips will support Special Olympics Southern California.

Tip-A-CHP events are part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run®, which is one of the largest fundraising arms of Special Olympics Southern California. All tips are tax-deductible and support sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. For more information, visit www.sosc.org/tipacop or www.yardhouse.com.

About Special Olympics Southern California

Special Olympics Southern California has been changing lives through the power of sport for more than 40 years. Special Olympics offers opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities to participate in year-round sports training and competition. Founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics provides people with intellectual disabilities continuing opportunities to develop fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy as they participate in the sharing of gifts and friendship with other athletes, their families and the community. For more information about how to compete, volunteer, coach or donate to Special Olympics Southern California, visit www.sosc.org.

Contact Information

Kim Pine
Special Olympics Southern California
562.354.2611; cell 562.221.3787
kpine@sosc.org  

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Special Olympics, Inc. for the Benefit of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

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