Claim Jumper Restaurants Partners with Special
Olympics for 12th Annual Event
Restaurant chain partners with non-profit and law enforcement officers to raise $200,000
March 31, 2010 12:47 PM Eastern Daylight Time
IRVINE, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Claim Jumper Restaurants, a casual dining restaurant chain with a
family-friendly atmosphere and a modern twist on classic American cuisine, partners with Special Olympics and law
officials for their 12th annual Tip-A-Cop event on Thursday, April 8, 2010 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. to raise funds for the
Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Over the past eleven years, CJ and local law officials have raised $1.5 million dollars! Police officers, patrolmen,
special agents, deputies and special investigators will be working alongside members of the Claim Jumper staff for
Tip-A-Cop 2010. During the event, members of the law enforcement community will be assuming everyday
restaurant tasks and responsibilities, including seating guests, serving beverages, delivering meals and bussing tables.
The “tips” or “donations” the officers earn will go directly to support programs offered by Special Olympics. This
year, Claim Jumper will proudly donate 20 percent off all dessert sales directly to Special Olympics. An annual event
for Claim Jumper, Tip-A-Cop was designed to raise community awareness about Special Olympics and the Law
Enforcement Torch Run. In 2009, nearly $155,000 was raised during the evening, this year the goal is set at
In addition to the uniformed officers, there will be patrol cars, motorcycle units, DARE vehicles, mobile command
centers, equestrian and K-9 units on site to help make the evening special. The support from the law enforcement
agencies will be strong with departments and agencies committed to having 10-12 uniformed officers per location,
including several police chiefs.
For additional information, please contact your local Claim Jumper Restaurant, call 800.949.4538 or visit
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