Oak Brook police continue to raise money for Special Olympics
Updated: May 6, 2013 2:09AM
OAK BROOK — The Oak Brook Police Department continues its fundraising efforts for Special Olympics of Illinois when department members serve others in a non-law enforcement manner March 22.
Police personnel will work as wait staff for Tip a Cop from 4 to 8 p.m. March 22 at Labriola Cafe, 3021 Butterfield Road, Oak Brook. All tip money collected will go toward the fundraising effort.
Oak Brook police kicked off their 2013 fundraising by hosting a Feb. 9 Candlelght Bowl at Pinstripes, 7 Oakbrook Center. The event resulted in about $1,400 being collected toward the 2013 goal of $15,000.
“Hosting this fund raiser at Pinstripes was an excellent opportunity to get members of our business community involved in Special Olympics,” officer Erica Huff said. “We were able to raise money and awareness for our year-round fundraising efforts.”