News

Texas Roadhouse to hold Special Olympics fundraiser on Friday

Posted: Jul. 24, 2014 11:28 am Updated: Jul. 31, 2014 12:15 pm

The Quincy Police Department will hold a fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois Friday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse. A free lunch of a pulled pork sandwich, corn and fresh bread will be served with a non-alcoholic beverage.

Officers will work alongside Texas Roadhouse staff to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Illinois. Customers are encouraged to leave a donation with 100 percent of the proceeds to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. Carryouts and drive-thru service will be available.

For more information, contact the Pro-Act Unit of the Quincy Police Department at 217-228-4485 or Ken Burnett, owner of the Quincy Texas Roadhouse, at 217-221-4600.

In Case You Missed It

Second cancer journey proves value of faith, prayer and community
Sitting in the sixth-grade classroom at Blessed Sacrament School marks an end of a journey for Carter Thomas. After more than five months away, he's back with his friends, back in his classroom, back from a second bout with cancer.