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Tuesday, April 25, 2000

Media Relations

LAPD Centurions Play Football For Kids

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Tuesday, April 25, 2000


The Los Angeles Police Department Centurions Football Team has been playing football for kids since 1978. This unique fraternity of LAPD Officers practice, play and travel on their own time to raise money for the Blind Children Center in Los Angeles. To date, more than $100,000 has been donated to the Blind Children Center by the Centurions. Monies contributed provide needed resources to continue teaching blind children mobility training, sensory development, and pre-Braille skills necessary to advance to elementary school programs.

Los Angeles Police Department Centurions
-Vs-
Houston Police Department Gunners

Saturday, April 29, 2000, 4:00 PM
West Torrance High School
20401 Victor Street, Torrance

Children under 16 years old admitted FREE, $5.00 for adults.
Tickets can be purchased at West Torrance High School Stadium Gate.

For additional information, please contact Officer Sara Faden, Public Affairs Unit at 213-485-3281.




For Release 2:00 pm PST
April 25, 2000