Duncanville Police Department Employees to Host 2nd Annual Scrapbook Event to Benefit Special Olympics

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Employees and families of the Duncanville Police Department in conjunction with the Law Enforcement Torch Run are hosting a special fundraising event, the 2nd Annual Scrapping for the Athletes, benefiting the Special Olympics of Texas (SOTX).

Scrapping for the Athletes is a seven-hour scapbooking event where participants can create scrapbooks and interact with fellow scapbookers. Scrapping for the Athletes will be held July 21, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the D.L. Hopkins, Jr. Senior Center, 206 James Collins Blvd., Duncanville, Texas.

Event organizer Gloria Backus said the event is not only raising money for a worthwhile cause but a great way to have fun.

“This event will bring together crafters for an enjoyable day of fun and sharing ideas while also benefiting an organization near and dear to our hearts.  All age groups enjoy scrapbooking and this art form continues to grow in popularity each year,” said Backus.

Light breakfast foods and drinks will be provided in the morning, while lunch has been donated and will be catered by Taco Cabana. Additional snacks and drink will be provided throughout the day.

The cost for the event is $40 per person and with the registration fee you will receive an embroidered commemorative tote bag and 20 chances to win tickets. Additional chance to win tickets will be available for purchase. Door prizes will be given on the hour and 1/2 hour.

The last possible date for registration deadline is July 13, 2012. All of the proceeds of the event will benefit the Special Olympics of Texas. For more information, contact Gloria Backus at (972) 780-5024 or gbackus@ci.duncanville.tx.us.

There will be a chance to win a pair of Starbucks Double-walled stainless steel (hot/cold) travel mug AND a chance to win 2 of the 16 oz. bags of Three Region Blend Starbucks coffee beans. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 tickets for $5.00, approximately $35.00 value for each. Money will be used to benefit the LETR/SOTX Scrapping for the Athlete event.

You click here to download the registration form.