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

'LIVE UNTIL I DIE': Quincy woman with metastatic cancer focuses on goals
Beth Calabotta doesn't know how much time she has left. The 48-year-old Quincy resident is living with a cancer-induced death sentence. But Calabotta isn't about to roll over and let the cancer get the best of her. "You can't sit around and think, 'Oh, I'm going to die,'" she said.