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COMMUNITY York police to pump gas for Special Olympics

Portsmouth Herald - 9/4/2017

YORK, Maine - The York Police Department in conjunction with the York Circle K will be pumping gas for the Special Olympics "Fueling Dreams" Fund-Raiser on Saturday, Sept. 9.

York police officers will be at the Route 1 gas station and convenience store from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to pump gas for customers. Circle K has agreed to donate 5 cents of every gallon to Special Olympics Maine.

Aside from the money donated by Circle K, officers will also be accepting donations, which go directly to Special Olympics Maine.

Special Olympics' mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

For information, call Sgt. John Lizanecz, school resource officer Nicholas Piskopanis or Patrolman David McKinnon at the York Police Department at (207) 363-4444.

 
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