PRESS RELEASE: Seeking participants for the annual LETR Polar Plunge, to be held for the first time at Lake Farmington

pp-flyer Farmington, NM – The Four Corners Law Enforcement Torch Run is seeking participants for their annual Polar Plunge. This year’s event will take place at The Beach at Lake Farmington on January 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Special Olympics of New Mexico.  Individuals must collect a minimum of $100 in donations and may participate as a “polar plunger” or a “chicken.” Children 10 years of age and under must collect a minimum of $50 to participate. As part of the fun, individuals and teams are encouraged to come in costume. Prizes will be awarded for most money raised and best costumes.

For more information or to register online, visit the events page at fpdnm.org.

PRESS RELEASE: Law Enforcement Torch Run to host fire truck pull benefiting Special Olympics

Farmington, NM – The Four Corners Law Enforcement Torch Run would like to invite the public to attend the 2016 LETR Fire Truck Pull benefiting Special Olympics. The event will take place on Saturday, November 19 at the Farmington Museum. Registration begins at 12:00 p.m. and the first pull is at 1:00. This free, family-friendly event will provide a variety of festivities, including face painting, touch-a-truck with SWAT, fire, and EMS, exhibitors, food and more.

Anyone who would like to form a team and compete in the pull may download forms from the events page at fpdnm.org or contact Officer Brian Johnston at (505) 258-8615. Teams must be comprised of 10-12 people. Entry fee is $50 per team member with the minimum team fee being $500. All registration fees benefit the Special Olympics.

Farmington Police Department has been a longtime supporter of the Special Olympics and an active member of the Law Enforcement Torch Run. “The LETR is the largest public awareness vehicle and grass-roots fundraiser for Special Olympics. It engages law enforcement worldwide, championing acceptance and inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities, starting first with their own communities. Over the years, the Torch Run has evolved and now encompasses a variety of innovative fundraising platforms,” letr.org.

Media is welcome to attend this event.