Officers sitting on scaffolding for fundraiser

SPRINGDALE, OH (FOX19) - Springdale Police officers are taking turns sitting on scaffolding to raise money for the Ohio Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

The second annual 'Cop on Top' event began Friday, Aug. 5 at 6 a.m. and will end Saturday, Aug. 6 at 5 p.m.

Last year's event raised over $5,000 for Special Olympics, and the goal for this year is $10,000.

The scaffolding is erected at the Walgreen's on the corner of State Route 4 and Northland Boulevard. The intent is to have an officer on top for all 35 consecutive hours. Other officers and volunteers will be collecting donations from customers and visitors who come to the event.

Wendy's on Northland Boulevard is also donating 15 percent of their sales on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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