Eddie's Italian Eatery to Host Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser

Claremont, Calif. – On Thursday, January 25 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Claremont food lovers are invited to the Claremont Police Department’s Tip-A-Cop at Eddie’s Italian Eatery (1065 West Foothill Boulevard, Claremont, CA 91711) for dinner to support Special Olympics Pomona Valley Area Athletes.

Hungry attendees can enjoy Eddie's Italian-American Inspired Cuisine and will have the chance to meet local Special Olympics Athletes and members of the Claremont Police Department. All funds raised will benefit Special Olympics Pomona Valley Athletes.

Tip-A-Cops are part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run®, which is one of the largest fundraising arms of Special Olympics Southern California. For a complete list of upcoming Tip-A-Cop® events, please visit www.sosc.org/letr/tipacop. To learn more about Special Olympics Southern California, please visit www.sosc.org.

About Law Enforcement Torch Run®: The Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics (LETR) is a volunteer movement that was established by members of the law enforcement community to support Special Olympics. The mission of LETR is to increase awareness and raise funds for the Special Olympics movement. Southern California's Torch Run is one of the leading programs in the world, raising nearly $1.52 million in 2016 with more than 3,000 participants representing 200 communities. Learn more at www.sosc.org/letr.

About Special Olympics Southern California: Founded in 1969 by Olympic decathlon gold medalist Rafer Johnson, Special Olympics Southern California offers opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate in year-round sports training and competition. More than 32,250 athletes and growing and 15,000 coaches and volunteers take part in 12 Olympic-style sports. For more information, visit www.sosc.org.