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Police officers raising money for Special Olympics by working at Carino's
WRITTEN BY :   Eric Pierce, Editor

Downey police officers will be serving up pasta dishes, calamari and other Italian meals at a Tip-A-Cop fundraiser May 16 at the Johnny Carino’s restaurant at Downey Landing.

The event is from 5-9 p.m. and proceeds will benefit Special Olympics of Southern California.

Police officers will serve as waiters and hosts, collecting tips from diners.

Donations are tax deductive and 100% of the proceeds will directly benefit local Special Olympics athletes.

For more information, call Cpl. Mike Pope at (562) 861-0711, ext. 353, or Eloise Crawford at (562) 502-1120 or e-mail

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013, WEB ONLY
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