Are You A Lucky Duck?

You could win $1,000.00! The Charity Duck Dash will be held at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center on Saturday, August 9th. Make a $5 donation to adopt your duck by contacting Chris Moore at chris.moore@police.pittks.org or Jana at fornelli@ksso.org.  

The event starts at 8:30 AM with a  5k Duck Dash Run and a 1 mile Waddle Walk. Cost for the run is $25 includes a t-shirt and one duck adoption. For additional details, click here. To register for the run/walk, click here. For event rules, click here. Need not be present to win!  Adopt your duck now!

 

LETR Fleece Jackets

We have been presented with some great pricing on fleece jackets with the LETR logo embroidered on it, IF you are interested. The jacket style options are 1/2 zip and full zip. Here is a flyer with a photo of the jackets and an order form for your agency - please feel free to spread the word to see if others are interested. Make sure you select the color and mark the appropriate size with the appropriate jacket! The costs and color options are:

1/2 Zip = $13.00 - Navy, Charcoal and Red

Full Zip = $23.00 ($25 for 3X and 4X sizes) - Gun Metal and Navy

Costs will cover the jacket, embroidery of the LETR logo  and shipping to your agency. I promise the jackets will arrive before you need a fleece jacket! All order forms with funds must be received by August 1st. Mail to: SOKS, ATTN: Jana, 5280 Foxridge Drive, Mission, KS 66202.

 

Tip A Cop Johnny’s BBQ

The Mission Police Officers join “FORCES” with Johnny’s BBQ (5959 Broadmoor, Mission KS 66202). Come out and enjoy a great meal at Johnny’s and be served by local law enforcement. All extra “tips” given to the officers to benefit Special Olympics. Click here for the flyer!

 

Ninja Dash

The 2014 Ninja Dash in Wichita is coming on Saturday, August 9th. This year, the proceeds go to benefit Special Olympics Kansas! To register or for more information, visit their website at www.wichitaninjadash.com. To receive a $5 discount on your registration fee, enter "SOKS". Click here to view the poster for more details including pricing and times.

We are also looking for volunteers! Please click here if you are able to volunteer your time at the Ninja Dash.

Tip A Cop K&M BBQ

Time for a Killer Combo? You betcha! Tip A Cop at the K&M Bar-BQ will take place on Saturday, August 30th from 11am-8pm. K&M is located in Spring Hill Kansas. The Spring Hill Officers will serve you and welcome your tips! Click here for flyer!

World's Largest Truck Convoy - NW Kansas

The commitee for the World's Largest Truck Convoy would like to invite everyone to NW Kansas for the 8th Annual Truck Convoy! We will start the festivities with a meal and fireworks display at Petro Travel Plaza on Friday, September 5 at 7:00 p.m. Then on Saturday, Septemeber 6, the Convoy will roll out of two starting locations, Wilken's Truck in Goodland, KS and Mitten's in Oakley, KS. The two convoys will join together in Colby to form a parade and end at Oasis Travel Plaza for lunch, auctions and entertainment! For more details, check out our brochure!

 

1st Annual Law Enforcement Bench Press Competition

On Saturday, September 13, 2014 the Mission Police Department will host the 1st Annual Law Enforcement Bench Press Competition. The event will take place at Olathe CrossFit 1808 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe, KS. Proceeds wiill benefit Special Olympics Kansas. For more information, contact Ryan Baylark at 913-223-7114 or email rbaylark@missionks.org. Click here for the flyer!

 

Stop For The Cops

Traveling around Ottawa on October 4th? If so, make sure and visit the McDonald's 2214 South Princeton Circle and Stop For A Cop! Ottawa officers will be asking for tips for Special Olympics! Click here for the flyer!

 

Send Us Your Ideas

We are looking for logos for our 2015 Torch Run Merchandise shirts!  Please submit your logo ideas to Jana by October 1st.  Must be able to provide logo in vector format for shirt vendor!  Four colors maximum. 

 

Kansas LETR Executive Council Elections

Elections for the following position will be held at the Executive Council Meeting on October 7th.  Intrigued but want more information?  Read the position description in the LETR Manual at http://www.kansastorchrun.org/resources.html or contact Jana at fornelli@ksso.org.


To apply, complete your Nomination Form for the LETR Executive Council also at the link above and email, fax or mail to Jana by September 23rd.


Positions:
State Director
Metro Regional Coordinator
Central Regional Coordinator
South Central Regional Coordinator
North West Regional Coordinator
South West Regional Coordinator
North Central Regional Coordinator
3 At Large Positions


Please reference the LETR Map on the website to verify your location for the Regional Coordinator positions.  The At Large positions can be located in any region in Kansas. Your dedication, support and leadership of the Law Enforcement Torch Run is important to our movement!

 

Kansas Law Enforcement Torch Run ItAllCounts Program


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Now you can earn money for yourself and help support Special Olympics Kansas… all from purchases you are already making online! It’s a win-win for everyone and it’s FREE to join, so please sign up today (Click Here).

 

Announcing a New Mobile Site with RAZ Mobile

SOKS has a new mobile site which includes an easy, quick way to accept donations and will offer text updates. The site is through RAZ Mobile. To receive text updates: text “special” to (913)416-4776. Visit our mobile site at https://razmobile.com/b044e or scan:

 

Photos

To find photos from our events, please visit our photos tab. There you will find links to all of our photo hosting sites. If you have pics you would like for us to share, please send them to pr@ksso.org.