FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Office: (504) 712-2252
Kenner Police to participate in Law Enforcement Torch Run on May 18
— The Kenner Police Department along
Harahan Police Department, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana
State Police Troop B, 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 18, 2017 to benefit Special Olympics Louisiana.
Local officers have carried the “Flame of Hope” for Special
Olympics throughout the area since the event came to
route for the Jefferson Parish leg of the
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, 2017. You can also register the day of the run.
For more information: For more information to run, purchase shirts or donate (all money raised will go to Louisiana Special Olympics) please contact Officer Ninoska Guggenheim of the KPD Community Relations Division at (504) 712-2294 or email@example.com. If you would like to set up an interview or film footage of the Jefferson Parish 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.