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Fort Pierce Applebee’s Partners with Local Law Enforcement to Host Second Annual Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser for Special Olympics

Fort Pierce Police Department to Participate in Fundraiser                                              

WHAT:                 Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® has partnered with the Fort Pierce Police Department to host its second annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser to benefit the Special Olympics. Local law enforcement officials will serve as “celebrity waiters” at Applebee’s, and 100-percent of their tips will be donated directly to the Special Olympics, which provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities or closely related developmental disabilities.

WHERE:               Fort Pierce Applebee’s

                                4898 Okeechobee Road

Fort Pierce, FL 34947

WHEN:                 Friday, April 20, 2018

5:00PM – 8:30PM

VISUAL:               Members of the Fort Pierce Police Department serving as “celebrity waiters”

WHY:                    Tip-A-Cop is an annual fundraising event organized by The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, where law enforcement officers volunteer their time as “celebrity waiters” in restaurants and receive tips to raise funds for Special Olympics, the world’s largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities. Doherty Enterprises, the Applebee’s franchisee, is committed to giving back to the communities it serves. Each Doherty restaurant stays engaged in its neighborhood through participation in community events, donations, sponsorships and fundraisers to help local organization grow and flourish, as well as serving as a venue for parties, celebrations and events for local community members.