June 10, 2011 > Special Olympics Torch Arrives
Special Olympics Torch Arrives
Submitted By Officer Nguyen and Sergeant Daryl Sequeira, Milpitas PD
Beginning June 10, law enforcement officers and Special Olympic athletes will carry the Special Olympics Torch through the streets of Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Santa Clara, San Mateo, and San Francisco Counties.
On June 24th, the torch will reach UC Davis for opening ceremonies to the 2011 Special Olympics Northern California Summer Games.
Officers from the Milpitas Police Department will join over 75 other participating agencies by running with Special Olympic athletes carrying the torch through the City of Milpitas on Thursday, June 16 from 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
With over 15,000 persons with developmental disabilities in Northern California, the Special Olympics offers all eligible persons an opportunity to participate in these summer games, made possible by support from volunteers and community members.