Statewide ‘Tip-A-Cop’ Event Benefits Local Special Olympics Athletes
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“Tip-A-Cop” is an official Law Enforcement Torch Run Campaign (LETR) fundraising event. Established in 1982, the Washington LETR Campaign is a series of special events and torch relay runs organized by off duty law enforcement representatives to raise money and public awareness for Special Olympics and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for local Special Olympics athletes. Over 2,000 individuals including, chiefs, sheriffs, officers, sheriffs, deputies, agents and other law enforcement personnel from virtually every branch of federal, state, county and municipal law enforcement, representing over 80 different agencies participate.
“On behalf of Special Olympics Washington, we would like to thank local law enforcement and Red Robin for their great support,” said
“Supporting local and national causes like Special Olympics that promote the health, welfare and education of children, families and citizens in our restaurant communities is an important part of the Red Robin culture,” said Susan Lintonsmith, chief marketing officer for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers. “We are honored to partner with local law enforcement and Special Olympics Washington through Tip-A-Cop(R) and encourage the community to visit your local Red Robin to support Special Olympics on this special day.”
This year’s “Tip-A-Cop” event will take place at all 35 Red Robin locations in
About Special Olympics
Special Olympics Washington provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. By participating in sports, physical fitness and healthcare education programs, Special Olympics Washington athletes increase self-confidence and social skills, improve physical and motor skills, and have better success in leading more productive and independent lives.
About Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Nasdaq: RRGB)
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (www.redrobin.com), a casual dining restaurant chain founded in 1969 that operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Red Robin International, Inc., has been serving up wholesome, fun, feel-good experiences in a kid- and family-friendly environment for the past 40 years. Red Robin, which was named one of Parents magazine’s Ten Best Family Restaurants, is famous for serving more than two dozen insanely delicious(TM), high-quality gourmet burgers in a variety of recipes with Bottomless Steak Fries(R), as well as salads, soups, appetizers, entrees, desserts, and signature Mad Mixology(R) Beverages. There are more than 400 Red Robin(R) restaurants located across
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