Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 3, 2022
Location: Governors Club
11000 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Description: In support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics North Carolina (NC LETR), the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office invites corporate communities, law enforcement officers and the general public to participate in their 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Governors Club in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Monday, Oct. 3.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run is an international fundraising event for Special Olympics. North Carolina law enforcement officers’ 2022 goal is to raise $1.5 million for SONC through special events, individual and corporate donations and donations for T-shirts.
Over the past 24 years, this golf tournament has become one of the largest charity events held at the Governors Club, netting more than $1 million for SONC. All funds raised from this event directly benefit the nearly 40,000 individuals with intellectual disabilities training and competing with SONC.
The first 27 teams to apply will have their choice of starting position on the tees. The first 27 team captains will be entered into a prize drawing to win one round of golf for four at the Governors Club. Applications must be submitted by Sept. 30 and team registration is now available online.
For inquiries regarding event or tee sponsorship opportunities, contact Captain Chris Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919)-545-8189.
About the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics North Carolina
The Law Enforcement Torch Run is an international fundraising campaign for Special Olympics. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition for more than 5.4 million children and adults around the world who have intellectual disabilities. Nearly 40,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics in North Carolina, making it one of the largest Special Olympics programs in the world.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is officially endorsed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Sheriff’s Association, the North Carolina Sheriff’s Association, the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, the National Association of School Resource Officers, NC Association of School Resource Officers, NC Department of Justice and the NC Department of Public Safety.
About Special Olympics North Carolina
Since 1968, the organization has used the transformative power of sports to improve the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Nearly 40,000 athletes in North Carolina inspire thousands of coaches, sports officials, local program committee members and event organizers involved in Special Olympics statewide. SONC offers year-round training and competition in 20 Olympic-type sports on local and state levels as well as health and wellness initiatives to improve the health status and increase access to community health resources for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Youth become agents of change through Unified Champion Schools, an education and sports-based program created by Special Olympics to build an inclusive environment among youth with and without intellectual disabilities as well as empower them to become youth leaders and create change in their community. Engage with us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.