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Tip A Cop Night Comes To Applebee’s

Sonora, CA — Tip A Cop Night is coming to Applebee’s Restaurant Wednesday evening at six o’clock.

This year members of the Sonora Police Department and the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office will partner with a Tuolumne County Special Olympics athlete and together they will serve dinners.

The law enforcement officer will leave an envelope at a table with the hope that a tip will be left for Special Olympics.

Area Coordinator Kathi Kopyn stated, "Our goal is to raise $2,000 for our athletes this year. The money would be used for equipment and travel expenses."

Kopyn added, "It’s a great chance of the public to meet our athletes and meet law enforcement personnel in a positive arena. Many times they get such a bad rap. It’s also really fun to see the interaction between the athletes and the law enforcement personnel."

Written by bill.johnson@mlode.com