Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

November 2, 2012

Cop on Top Nov. 2-4 at Centerville Walmart to raise money for Special Olympics Iowa


Daily Iowegian

CENTERVILLE — Special Olympics Iowa Cop on Top fundraiser where law enforcement official stand outside Walmart Stores in an effort to receive donations to benefit programs for Special Olympics Iowa that provide training and sports competition to nearly 11,000 Iowans with intellectual disabilities and Unified Sports partners.

On Nov. 2, 3 and 4 area law enforcement officials will be at the Walmart store in Centerville to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Iowa. The event kicks off at 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, Saturday from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. and on Sunday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cop on Top events began 13 years ago in various parts of the state.

Special Olympics Iowa, a statewide nonprofit organization, has provided sports training and competitions for children and adults with intellectual disabilities since 1968.  Nearly 11,000 athletes and Unified Sports Partners participate annually in Special Olympics Iowa events and competitions. For more information, call (515) 986-5520 or visit www.soiowa.org.