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Local law enforcement raising money for Special Olympics

If you stop for bite at Chick-fil-A this weekend, you might want to look up. That's because officers from the WPD and New Hanover County Sheriff's Department will be perched on the roof at the restaurant on Oleander Drive. It is all part of a fundraiser called Cops on Top. Officers are trying to raise money for North Carolina's Special Olympics, which kicks off in June. Nearly 1300 Special Olympics athletes from across the state will come to Raleigh and Cary June 6 through June 8. They will compete in athletics, aquatics, gymnastics, power lifting, softball and volleyball. NHC Sheriff's Deputy, Lt. Sean Jones said, "It means a lot to them. They really don't care about winning, just to participate means so much to them. And to see that, just makes my heart feel good." Officers will be at the Chick-fil-A on Oleander Drive between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Officers hope to raise $10,000 during the two day event.

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