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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

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LAPD Centurions Football Team to Host Picnic for the Kids and Families from the Blind Childrens Center

What:
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Centurions Football Team treat kids and families of the Blind Childrens Center to a Fall Family Picnic

When:
Thursday, October 23, 2008
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where:
Blind Childrens Center
4120 Marathon Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037

Who:
LAPD Centurions Football Team
Kids and Families from the Blind Childrens Center

Why:    
Since 1978, the LAPD Centurions have been playing football for kids. This unique fraternity of Los Angeles Police Officers practice, play, and travel on their off duty time to raise money for the Blind Childrens Center of Los Angeles.   To date, the Centurions have raised more than $500,000, for the center which provides educational programs for families in the Los Angeles area with young children who are blind or severely visually impaired.

For additional information, please call Detective Donald Payne, Chairman of the LAPD Centurions at 213-485-2585, or Cher Serhal, Blind Childrens Center at 323-664-2153.

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