Torch Run Next Week, Through Beatrice

BEATRICE – The local law enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will be making its’ way through Beatrice, next Tuesday.

Beatrice Police Officer Derrick Hosick says Special Olympians and law officers will start the run at six p.m., at 19th and Court, traveling west to downtown Beatrice, where activities will be held along 5th Street between Court and Ella.

The event is a kick-off for the participation by local Special Olympics athletes in the State Games in Omaha, which has its opening ceremonies, May 23rd.

Thirteen Nebraska communities are hosting Torch Run events during May.

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