Staff from the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center will serve as celebrity “wait staff” at area Applebee’s restaurants from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 5.  This “Tip a Cop” event raises money to help provide local Special Olympics athletes with year-round sports training and competition opportunities in 11 different sports.

This event is one of hundreds conducted by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Northern California. Its goal to support Special Olympics programs through raising funds and public awareness, while enhancing the quality of life of our athletes.

The participating Applebee restaurants are in Lodi at 2442 W. Kettleman Lane; in Sacramento at 2024 Arden Way; and in Gold River at 2170 Gold Center Lane.