Officers will vie for ‘Flying Pig’ award
By Rose Schneider
The Stevens Point Police Officers Organization (SPPOO) is hosting its fourth annual Run/Walk from the Cops 5K at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, starting at the Stevens Point Police Department, 1500 Church St., Stevens Point.
Preregistration is $25 per person and includes a free event T-shirt and a finisher medal. Prices go up Sept. 22 to $30 per participant. Registration forms are available online at stevenspointrunfromthecops5k.com.
Money raised from the 5K will go towards the Portage County K-9 fund and toward other in-need organizations throughout the year. In other years, money was donated to Christmas is for Children, Wisconsin Special Olympics, Cops N Bobbers, Playhouse Theater Corp., Royal Family Kids Camp, Stevens Point Area Senior High School and Pacelli Project Graduation and officers and their families.
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