By Lt. Anthony Baer, AA/PIO

California State Prison, Corcoran 

CSP Corcoran 4California State Prison, Corcoran, collaborated with local law enforcement personnel and Special Olympics athletes in the “Tip a Cop” event at Chili’s restaurant in Hanford for an evening of food, fun and awareness.

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Law enforcement volunteer as wait staff, helping deliver food and refill drinks, all for “tips” for Special Olympics each year.  CSP-Corcoran employees raised $1,400 in tips for the Special Olympics Northern California.

CSP Corcoran 3Special Olympics Northern California began in 1995. What started originally as a small grass-roots organization has since become a powerful voice for athletes with intellectual disabilities, encompassing Northern California from the Oregon border to Monterey and Tulare counties.