Law Enforcement Support Special Olympics 

Law enforcement from across the state spent Saturday pumping gas for a good cause. They were helping drivers fuel-up and taking tips to support Special Olympics.Officials were at Irving and Circle K locations throughout Maine.Ron Gastia, Chief of Police in Bangor, says law enforcement has always been a big supporter of the Special Olympics, but he says helping the organization is more important now than ever. “In this economy it’s been tough on all charities and all organizations and special olympics is not immune to that, they’ve been having a real tough year this year. Their expenses are up and their donations are down, so anything we can do to help is going to be a blessing to them.”Some of the athletes were also at the gas stations helping out and raising awareness about Special Olympics.There is going to be a golf scramble to support the organization on June 26. It’s at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course. For information you can call 843-6077.