Written by Jack Meltzer
Willimantic, CT - Members of the Eastern Connecticut State University
Campus Police Department will participate in their annual Special Olympics "Tip-A-Cop" fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon on May 15. Police officers will work behind the scenes at the Dunkin' Donuts on 1015 Main St. in Willimantic to solicit donations for Special Olympics of Connecticut. All tips will be matched by the Dunkin' Donuts franchisee.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run through campus will also kick off on June 10 at 7:49 a.m. sharp in the Police Department parking lot and wind through campus before hitting the streets of Willimantic.
Last year, Eastern's Police Department raised more than $7,500 for Special Olympics of Connecticut. Checks can be made out to Special Olympics Connecticut or sent to Eastern Connecticut State University, Attn: Officer David DeNunzio, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226.