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2018 Flame of Hope Harley Raffle

THANK YOU

ALBERTA!!

We want to thank everyone that supported our raffle and congratulate the following winners:

1ST PLACE 2018 HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROAD KING

Winner: Paul Ward from Grande Prairie, Ticket # 7762

2ND PLACE 2018 HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORTSTER 1200 CUSTOM

Winner Glen Thomas from Calgary, Ticket # 624

3RD PLACE 2018 HARLEY-DAVIDSON STREET 750

Winner: Lindsey MacDonald from Edmonton, Ticket # 6623

Thanks to everyone that bought tickets to support Special Olympics Alberta,  the amazing volunteers that spent countless hours selling tickets, and Gasoline Alley Harley-Davidson for their incredible support making the Flame of Hope Raffle a big success. We look forward to your support again next year!

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Lethbridge Black Tie Gala

South West region was honoured to hold the 1st Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alberta Black Tie Gala on September 15th.  Guests were treated to music by Trevor Panczak and one lucky guest won a trip to see Billy Joel in New York City.  Thanks to all our great sponsors and guests that helped raise over $47,000 for Special Olympics Alberta and Special Olympics Alberta – Lethbridge.

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2017 Free Our Finest Wetaskiwin

On September 8th Law Enforcement and Emergency Personnel camped out on the roof of Walmart in Wetaskiwin to raise awareness and over $9,000 for Special Olympics Alberta and Special Olympics Alberta – Wetaskiwin.

Members of RCMP, City of Wetaskiwin Bylaw, County of Wetaskiwin Bylaw, Wetaskiwin Fire Services, Military Police, and Pigeon Lake EMS were on hand to interact with the public and demonstrate their resources.

 

Thank you to to our many Sponsors!  Without you this fundraiser would not be possible!

                    

            

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Cars, Cops & Kidz

On August 19th car enthusiasts from around the Province convened on Memorial Arena in Carstairs for their 2nd Annual CARS COPS & KIDZ Show & Shine to raise over $3,000 for Special Olympics Alberta and Special Olympics Alberta – Olds.

Members of the public checked out all the great cars, dunked Law Enforcement members in the dunk tank, got their face painted and watched the kids in the activity center.

Thank you to the following Sponsors:

   

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2017 Free Our Finest Red Deer

Free Our Finest reverses roles where the public must free officers from the rooftop.

From August 18th until the 20th, Law Enforcement members camped out on scaffolding at Parkland Mall Walmart to raise awareness and over $18,000 for Special Olympics Alberta and Special Olympics Alberta – Red Deer.

Thank you to our Sponsors: E&D ScaffoldingWalmart CanadaMaple Leaf Foods and Little Johns.

         

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2017 Free Our Finest Airdrie

From Friday, July 28th to Sunday, July 30th, the Alberta Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alberta (LETR) raised over $8,000 in support of Special Olympics Alberta and Special Olympics Alberta – Airdrie.

Members from Airdrie’s and area Law Enforcement agencies camped out on scaffolding at the Walmart.

A BBQ was held and members of the public had an opportunity to stop by to meet Special Olympics athletes and hear their stories.

Thank you to the many Law Enforcement members and volunteers: RCMP, Alberta Corrections, Alberta SheriffsAirdrie Fire Department and all the Special Olympic Athletes and Volunteers!

A huge Thank you to our many Sponsors: Walmart CanadaMaple Leaf FoodsMr. Lube, Eat Fit Quick, Fur-Ever Homes Rescue Society, Bear and Bear Photography, Canadian Brewhouse, Original Joe’s, Cora’s Breakfast and Lunch, Boston Pizza, Tim Hortons, Papa Johns and McDonalds.

               

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2017 Medicine Hat Final Leg

On July 7th over 35 Law Enforcement members spent the day running the Flame of Hope throughout Medicine Hat to raise awareness for Special Olympics.  Later in the day they ran the Flame of Hope into the Opening Ceremonies of the 2017 Special Olympics Alberta Summer Games in Medicine Hat.

Follow the 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alberta Flame of Hope journey here.

 

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:

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2017 Lethbridge Torch Run

On June 28th Lethbridge hosted their community Torch Run to bring awareness and support for the 2017 Special Olympics Summer Games that will take place in Medicine Hat in July.  At 11:30 am the Run commenced at City Hall and ended at Galt Gardens (601 – 3 Ave S) where participants were treated to a BBQ.  Over $1,100 was raised to support Special Olympics Lethbridge and Special Olympics Alberta.

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:

Local Sponsors:

     

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2017 Red Deer Torch Run/Walk

On June 25th, 2017, Red Deer hosted their Final Leg Torch Run to celebrate the many Athletes that will be attending the Summer Games in Medicine Hat on the weekend of July 7th. This event was also a fundraiser which saw over 25 Law Enforcement members and athletes come out and raise over $2,700 for Special Olympics Alberta, Special Olympics Alberta – Red Deer and Special Olympics Alberta – Lacombe.

Than you to our PRESENTING SPONSOR:

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2017 Strathcona Torch Run

On June 23rd Strathcona County hosted their community Torch Run bringing awareness and support for the 2017 Special Olympics Summer Games that will take place in Medicine Hat in July.  At 1:15 pm on June 23rd the run commenced at the RCMP detachment and ended at Strathcona County Hall.  A ceremony took place to welcome the Law Enforcement members and send off Athletes.

 

Thank you to Presenting Sponsor:

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