By Lt. Marlaina Dernoncourt, AA/PIO
California State Prison, Solano
California State Prison, Solano was given the honor of running the final leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) at the Special Olympics Summer Games Opening Ceremonies at the University of California, Davis.
CDCR was in the top 20 law enforcement agencies in raising funds for the Special Olympics.
CSP-Solano raised $23, 111.44 – the most money in CDCR – and represented the Department by running the final leg of the LETR with Lt. Marlaina Dernoncourt, Public Information Officer, and Associate Warden Christopher Arthur participating.
In addition taking part in the Final Leg, they also awarded medals to the athletes competing at the Summer Games. Lots of smiles, high fives, and hugs were shared with the athletes.