2017 Provincial Torch Run Ceremony

Law Enforcement Officers and Special Olympic Athletes from across the province converged on the steps of the Alberta Legislature to kick off 2017 Special Olympics Alberta Summer Games Final Leg.  Speaker Wanner and other Members of the Legislative Assembly participated in the ceremony that saw the Flame of Hope carried off to community runs throughout the Province.  On July 7th the Flame of Hope will complete it’s journey into the Opening Ceremonies of the Summer Games in Medicine Hat.  Thank you to the many Officers and Athletes that participated.  A huge thank you to Mr. Lube, presenting sponsor of the 2017 Summer Games Final Leg.



Law Enforcement Torch Run is Special Olympics' largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle internationally. In Alberta, 18 agencies in 117 communities contribute to LETR efforts annually, not only with events, but as Guardians of the Flame ensuring the delivery of the Special Flame of Hope to the opening ceremony of Provincial Games and sending off our local athletes to National and World Games.

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