Springtime is BBQ Time!
The Saline County Sheriff's Office will be grilling up some burgers and hot dogs for the Torch Run festivities! The BBQ will take place Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the training room in the Saline County Sheriff's Office. A $5 donation will purchase your plate!
Get Out Your Running Shoes!
The 7th Street Casino is partnering with Special Olympics Kansas and bringing you the 7th Street Stride for Life! The walk/run will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. For more information and to download the offline registration form, click here! Or you can register online here!
The Olathe Police Department will host their annual Tip-A-Cop at Red Robin (20155 W 153rd Street) on Saturday, May 18. The event will run from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The flyer has complete details.
Looking for Leaders!
The following positions will be elected at the Fall 2013 Kansas LETR Executive Council Meeting:
One At Large Position
Southeast Regional Coordinator
North Central Regional Coordinator
Northwest Regional Coordinator
Any officer interested in serving on the Kansas LETR Executive Council, should submit the Nomination Form for the LETR Executive Council by August 1, 2013. Information on duties and responsibilities can be located in the LETR Manual or contact Jana at email@example.com.
Summer Games Medal Presenters Needed!
Saturday, June 1st 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday, June 2nd 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Available officers should report to the Law Enforcement Hospitality Tent which will be located north of the center field main stage at Cessna Stadium, Wichita State University, 21st & Hillside, Wichita, KS.
Order Your Merchandise
We are now accepting orders for your 2013 LETR Merchandise! Please complete this form and submit it.
2013 LETR Incentive Announcements
The Executive Council of the Kansas Law Enforcement Torch Run has just released the 2013 incentive program regarding the annual LETR conference. For 2013, the conference will be held in Orlando, FL. Click here to read more about the program. We hope to see you there!
Special Olympics Kansas is excited to announce the Kansas Law Enforcement Torch Run ItAllCounts Program -- an innovative and easy way to support Special Olympics Kansas without putting any additional strain on your finances!
Now you can earn money for yourself and help support Special Olympics Kansas… all from purchases you are already making! It’s a win-win for everyone and it’s FREE to join, so please sign up today (Click Here).
(Left Photo) Members from Saline County gather before their leg of the run. (Right Photo) Members from Ellsworth Correctional Facility pose for a pic.
Be sure to check back often to see the latest pertaining to the runs in your area. If you are a leg coordinator and still need to submit a run route form, click here. If you are a runner and wish to register online, click here.
Blue Knights Kansas Motorcycle Ride
On Saturday, June 1, the Blue Knights Kansas VIII will host a motorcycle ride starting in Osawatomie at the Whistle Stop and end in Spring Hill at K & M BBQ. Registration from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m, kickstands up at 11 a.m. Join them in supporting Special Olympics Kansas. For more details, download the event flyer here.
On Saturday, June 8, the annual ROAM in the Heartland Motorcycle Ride will ride in the heartland to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Kansas. They will begin at the Topeka Harley Davidson (2047 SW Topeka Blvd) at 11:00 a.m. Registration will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more details, download the event flyer here. You can also register online by clicking here!
World's Largest Truck Convoy
The World's Largest Truck Convoy will roll through Southwest Kansas on June 15, 2013. We will have starting locations in Garden City, Dodge City and Meade with an ending destination in Cimarron. Save the date and don't miss the fun! If you or your business would like to sponsor the event, click here and fill out our sponsorship brochure!
Flame of Hope Ride
Scramble for Special Olympics - Prairie Village
Join us on Monday, July 29, 2013 at Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club as the Prairie Village PD hosts their annual golf tournament. The fee is $55 per golfer or $220 per team. Rules can be found on the event flyer. Register online here. We will see you on the links!
First Responders Summer Games
Be sure to save the date for the First Responders Summer Games (formerly the Law Enforcement Summer Games)! The event will be held on August 3 at the Olathe District Activities Center. The event is now open to police, fire and EMT's. If you wish to register offline, complete this flyer. You can also register online by clicking this link. (If you need to log into your online account, you may do so here.) If you are a business and wish to sponsor, please complete this form.
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