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'Tip a Cop' helps support Illinois Special Olympics

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  • After serving a meal at Culver's, Huntley Police Officer Amy Williams chats with Angelica Cataldo, then 8, of Huntley. This Saturday, July 13, for the 10th year in a row, Huntley police officers and Special Olympics athletes will wait on customers at Culver's to raise funds and awareness for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Illinois Special Olympics.

       After serving a meal at Culver's, Huntley Police Officer Amy Williams chats with Angelica Cataldo, then 8, of Huntley. This Saturday, July 13, for the 10th year in a row, Huntley police officers and Special Olympics athletes will wait on customers at Culver's to raise funds and awareness for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Illinois Special Olympics.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer, 2004

 
 

For the 10th year in a row, Culver's restaurant in Huntley will hold "Tip a Cop" to raise money and awareness for the Illinois Special Olympics. It is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Culver's on 13240 Route 47.

During the event, officers from the Huntley Police Department and Special Olympic athletes will serve as waiters and receive donations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois.

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Law Enforcement Torch Run merchandise, including hats, shirts and pins, will also be for sale during the event.

Special Olympics is a nonprofit organization that offers year-round sports training and competition in 19 sports for more than 23,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and nearly 13,000 younger athletes with and without intellectual disabilities.

For more information, call the eatery at (847) 669-3554.

New pastor at St. Catherine's: Bishop David J. Malloy of the Diocese of Rockford will install Monsignor Martin Heinz as the new pastor of St. Catherine of Siena Church at West Dundee and as the new pastor of St. Mary Mission Church in Gilberts this weekend.

Yes, Heinz will oversee two churches -- St. Mary Mission is a sister parish to St. Catherine of Siena.

The ceremony is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 845 W. Main St., in West Dundee.

A reception follows the Mass and gives you the chance to visit with Bishop Malloy and Monsignor Heinz.

For more information, call (847) 426-2217.

Traveling food pantry coming to Algonquin: The Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Algonquin is hosting its first mobile food pantry from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 27, at the church, 100 Hanson Road.

They're doing this in partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, a traveling food pantry that delivers food to hungry people in the community. Its trucks are designed to deliver meat, produce, nonperishable food and other products to the hungry.

There will be enough food to feed between 150 and 200 individuals/families. The church also will have nurses on hand to offer blood pressure checks for visitors.

For details or to volunteer, visit www.locchurch.com, or contact Philomena Bruner at gbruner2004@comcast.net or (847) 551-3758.

• Lenore T. Adkins covers Algonquin, Carpentersville, Huntley, the Dundees, Sleepy Hollow, Hampshire, Grafton Township, Cary and Fox River Grove. To reach her, send an email to ladkins@dailyherald.com or call (847) 608-2725.

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