Month: June 2017

2017 Free Our Finest Calgary

On June 16th Law Enforcement members were raised to the roof at Cabela’s to embark on 53 hours camping to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Alberta.

Officers sang, danced and participated in water fights.  The public came out to meet Special Olympic Athletes, visit with our Officers, and enjoy our Show & Shine.  Thanks to the maNy hours put in by our Finest and the generous support of many donors we were able to raise over $7,500 to support athletic programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Without the support of our partners this fundraiser would not be possible. Thank you to Aluma Systems for donating the scaffolding, Maple Leaf Foods, Cabela’s and the many volunteers and Officers that donate their time for our Athletes!

                                                       

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2017 Free Our Finest Edmonton

On June 16th our Finest were raised up at both Cabela’s locations in Edmonton to embark on being confined for 53 hours to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Alberta.

They danced, sang and participated in water fights!  The public came out to take part in many demonstrations such as Junior Training camp, Fish & Wildlife exhibits and the Explosive unit.  Thanks to many generous donors we were able to raise over $10,000!

Without the support of our partners this fundraiser would not be possible.  Thank you to King Scaffolding and Scafom Canada for providing the scaffolding for our Finest, Maple Leaf Foods, M&M Meats, the Sherwood Park Sawmill, Cabela’s and the many volunteers and Officers that donate their time for our Athletes!

                   

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2017 500km Provincial Ride

The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run 500km Bike Ride for Special Olympics Alberta departed from Lethbridge and Fort McMurray on Friday, June 16th.  Law Enforcement members from RCMP, Lethbridge Correctional Service, Alberta Sheriffs, Lethbridge Police Service, Animal Services, Blood Tribe Police and Taber Police Service met in Edmonton on June 18th to help escort the Edmonton Torch Run into their destination at Free Our Finest.

Thanks to these dedicated Law Enforcement members over $37,000 was raised to help support programs across the province for athletes with intellectual disabilities.

 

Thank you to the many sponsors and donors that support this incredible journey across the Province!

 

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2017 Free Our Finest Olds

On June 3rd Olds kicked off our Free Our Finest season.  Thank you to the many Law Enforcement Officers, Alberta Sheriffs, RCMP, and Alberta Corrections for helping raise over $5,000 for Special Olympics programs!

Thank you also to the many Special Olympic Athletes and Volunteers that worked tireless in the wind to raise awareness and funds!

We would succeed without the support of our many sponsors: Walmart Canada and Maple Leaf Foods.

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