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Lexington Police Department announces results of 2020 No Shave event for Special Olympics

Lexington, SC – 02/05/2021 (Paul Kirby) – Lexington Police Department personnel are once again raising funds to help Special Olympic athletes. Each year, officers work tirelessly to help gather money that’s used to support these very special athletes as they train and travel to competitions.

Right now, they are working to raise support for upcoming Special Olympics Polar Plunge. As they are doing this, they want to seize the opportunity to thank those who made their last effort, the No Shave campaign, a huge success to end 2020.

Over November and December, officers received both business and individual sponsorships for men to grow a beard or women to have a colored streak dyed in their hair. During this effort, the officers raised almost $2,900. These donations will be used to sponsor the over 30,000 Special Olympics athletes in South Carolina.

Here is a list of who helped out:


Business Sponsors:

All Around Flooring

EXIT Realty - Tyler Coats

Freedom Towing

Lilliana's Skincare and Spa

Lowes

Mary Kay - Tracy Owens Craven

Michaelis Mattress

Modern Exterminating Company

Origami Owl

Spotters Nutrition

The Beehive Salon

Unicorn Printing

Walmart

Weaver Systems

Individual Sponsors:

Lori Wicker

David Frost

Janice Marshall

Ron Williams

Liesl Pyle

Erica, Londyn & Olivia Wilson

Julie Mentnech

Rebekah Flanagan - MGES

Tammie Richie & Jennifer Collins - MGES

Amanda Storch - MGES

Julie Mentnech - LES

Ruffie Miller

Cindy & Laird Thompson

In a message posted on their social media sites, a spokesman for the department said, “Thank you to all those who were so gracious in their giving. This makes a HUGE difference for our Special Olympics athletes.”

To see how you can help, please call the department’s non-emergency line at

(803) 359-6260 or email cmortensonlexsc.com.


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