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Police Put Down Badges and Pick Up Serving Trays

Police Put Down Badges and Pick Up Serving Trays

 

Tip-a-Cop and help the Special Olympics.

Police will being turning in their badges for serving trays for the annual Tip-a-Cop event to benefit the Special Olympics. The officers from Metro, North Las Vegas, Nevada Highway Patrol, Henderson Police, even School Police will be working as waiters at Applebee’s around the valley to raise money for the charity. Last year's event raise more than $35,000 dollars.

Special Olympics is a free, year-round sports training for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Dinner service starts at 5 o’clock until 9 o’clock tonight. Here’s a list of the participating restaurants and law enforcement agencies:

500 N. Nellis, Metro Northeast  Area Command

1635 W. Craig Rd., North Las Vegas Police

2070 N. Rainbow, Metro Northwest Area Command   

3501 S. Rainbow, Metro Enterprise Area Command    

Komen for the Cure Provides $340,000 Grant to St. Rose

Komen for the Cure Provides $340,000 Grant to St. Rose

Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Southern Nevada recently awarded two grants totaling nearly $340,000 to St. Rose Dominican Hospitals for its breast health programs.

The R.E.D. Rose (Responsible Early Detection) program, which provides cancer diagnostic screenings and treatment services to women and men 49 years of age and under, has received $300,000, while the Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence have received $39,390 for its prosthesis program.

Trauma Support Program Seeks Volunteers

The non-profit Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Southern Nevada, Inc. is currently recruiting compassionate citizens to serve on its emergency response crisis team to help people on the worst day of their life.

TIP of Southern Nevada began serving the citizens of Clark County in 1994. TIP is committed to helping those in crisis by providing immediate on-scene support to those emotionally traumatized. TIP volunteers are requested by local police, fire and hospital personnel to respond to scenes of sudden or unexpected death, violent crimes, sexual assault and other traumatic events to provide emotional and practical support to family, friends, witnesses or victims.

TIP volunteers must have a clean criminal and driving history. Volunteers are required to attend a training academy, pass a three-month field training program and attend a monthly continuing education meeting. Volunteers are also required to commit to three 12-hour shifts per month.