WHAT: Collier County Sheriff’s Office 5K Run/Ride and Safety Fair
WHEN: Friday, May 25
TIME: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., safety fair
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., 5K run/ride registration
WHERE: Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway
The event will feature presentations by CCSO’s Crime Prevention, Aviation, Bomb Squad, K-9, Patrol and SWAT bureaus. The opening ceremony will feature a salute to fallen law enforcement officers.
Deputies will also discuss safety tips and serve free hot dogs, lemonade, snow cones, and popcorn to participants.
Registration starts at 6 p.m. followed by the 5K fun run/ride at 8:30 p.m. Participants will start at the community center, follow a route through nearby residential neighborhoods and finish at the community center.
Entry fee is a suggested $10 donation benefitting Grace Place, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching literacy, language and life-skills to at-risk children and impoverished families. Last year, more than 500 people participated in the event and helped to raise around $1,000. Don’t miss out on this educational and healthy family-fun event!
To pre-register or for more information, contact Community Service Deputy Ellen Loftus at 239.530-9781, or at email@example.com.