Osceola County Hosts Stop on Final Leg of Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics USA Games 2022
Osceola County, FL - Recently, Osceola County was proud to host a stop for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics! The stop was part of the Final Leg, representing the culmination of Torch Run events that have been taking place across the country in celebration of the Special Olympics USA Games! Law enforcement members and Special Olympics athletes serving as “Guardians of the Flame” were welcomed to Courthouse Square by Osceola Chairman Brandon Arrington, Osceola Commissioner Ricky Booth, Osceola Sheriff Marcos Lopez, Kissimmee Police Chief Jeffrey O'Dell, and Misty Johantgen, COO for Experience Kissimmee.
Since its inception in 1981, the Torch Run has raised more than $900 million to support the athletes of Special Olympics.
The 2022 USA Games will be the largest Games in US history, with over 5,000 athletes and coaches representing 63 delegations from the United States and the Caribbean. Visit 2022USAGames.org for more information.