In an effort to bring awareness, and a solution, to impaired driving, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office’s Deputy Dogs program is joining forces with Mothers Against Drunk Driving for this year’s Walk Like MADD 5K Run/Walk.
Deputy Chance will be the official ambassador of the 4
Each year, this event draws hundreds of runners and walkers of all skill levels to run for a future of no more victims. Residents of all ages, along with their dogs, are encouraged to sign up for this family-friendly event, which will also offer a wide variety of information booths, music, food, health checks and an opportunity to sign up as a Pet on Patrol and receiving official deputy status in the program.
“We are honored to have our agency members, and our Deputy Dogs Program, partner with Mothers Against Drunk Driving for this annual event,” said Sheriff Carmine Marceno.
“By working together, we are hoping to educate about the life-altering impacts of impaired driving and work to create a community where our streets are safe for all of us. Walk Like MADD is an important event for the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, and we hope that residents, and their furry friends, will join us on September 28
Sheriff Carmine Marceno will also be on hand at this year’s event with Deputy Chance to take photos with Walk Like MADD participants. Deputy Chance’s four-legged friends from other law enforcement agencies in the area will also be in attendance to thank residents for their support of MADD.
The Walk Like MADD course features both a one-mile walk and a five kilometer USATF certified run, which concludes on home plate inside
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