Law enforcement, Boston Pizza and Special Olympic athletes teamed up for Cops, Pops and Pizza in order to raise funds for Special Olympic athletes in Alberta. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Boston Pizza, law enforcement and Special Olympic athletes team up for Cops, Pops and Pizza

Fundraiser supports Albertan Special Olympic athletes

The Alberta Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics and Boston Pizza in Lacombe held a fundraiser — Cops, Pops and Pizza — to support Special Olympic Athletes in Alberta.

Natalie Reglin, CAO of Boston Pizza Lacombe and owner/operator of Boston Pizza Ponoka, said the event pairs a Boston Pizza server, a law enforcement officer and a Special Olympian during dinner service at the restaurant.

“They are serving our guests during our dinner service. They are getting hands on experience at the restaurant as well as fundraising money towards the Special Olympics,” she said.

Boston Pizza has been part of this fundraiser for several years,

“We love being part of the community and representing this group. We look forward to the event and we know a lot of our guests enjoy it as well,” Reglin said.

Jeff Hewitt, RCMP constable, said the event is great to raise both funds and awareness for Special Olympic athletes.

“It is great. It is a community event and law enforcement is paired with the Special Olympics worldwide. It is a great event to be a part of build some relationships with the community,” he said.

Hewitt added if residents are unable to attend today, they can volunteer or donate on the Special Olympics Alberta website.

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