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Officers Donate More Than $5,000 to Special Olympics


Officers with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and Lexington Police Department donated $5,052 to South Carolina Special Olympics. The donation reflected proceeds from the fifth annual Cops and Calabash fund raiser that officers conducted on Wednesday, May 21 through Friday, May 23 at a Fatz restaurant, 942 East Main Street, Lexington.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts and Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green said officers served meals to customers at the restaurant and donated to Special Olympics any cash that customers left at their tables after they finished eating their meals. Customers also were able to leave donations for Special Olympics at their dining tables during the fund raiser.

Deputies’ participation in the Cops and Calabash fund raiser for South Carolina Special Olympics reflects the Sheriff’s Department mission of providing professional law enforcement services that enhance the quality of life for all people in Lexington County, Metts said.



 


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