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Tip a Cop for Special Olympics

April 16, 2009 00:00

  

Detective Mary Wheat Public Information Officer Phone: (503) 823-0010 Pager: (503) 790-1779

April 16, 2009

NEWS RELEASE

TIP A COP SPECIAL OLYMPIC FUNDRAISER AT GRAND AVE. RED ROBIN THIS SATURDAY

On Saturday, April 18, 2009, members of the Portland Police Bureau will serve as wait staff at the Red Robin restaurant, 1139 N.E. Grand Ave., to earn money in support of Special Olympics Oregon. Bureau members will work four-hour shifts in uniform supervised by real Red Robin wait staff. Any tips earned by Bureau members will be donated to Special Olympics Oregon.

Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman will be among the participants in this exciting event.

Participants will work either a noon to 4:00 p.m. shift or a 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. shift. At least five Bureau members are expected to work each shift. They will work hard to provide restaurant patrons with excellent service knowing their performance can greatly impact their tip and the amount of money they raise for Special Olympics Oregon.

Prior experience waiting tables is not a requirement.

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