City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

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Release Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

MODESTO POLICE OFFICERS TEAM UP WITH TEXAS ROADHOUSE


Nevada – Steve Cabrales

702-524-8266, SteveC@sonv.org

POLICE OFFICERS TEAM UP WITH TEXAS ROADHOUSE

TO SUPPORT SPECIAL OLYMPICS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA & NEVADA

Benefit Lunch on Monday, May 20, 2013

PLEASANT HILL, CA. – Texas Roadhouse restaurants in seven Northern California and Nevada locations will be teaming up with their local law enforcement officers on May 20 when the restaurants host a benefit lunch.

Local officers will serve a "free" lunch of a limited menu from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The benefit lunch menu consists of pulled pork sandwich, steak fries, fresh baked bread with honey-cinnamon butter and a non-alcoholic beverage. Diners are simply asked to leave a donation at their table, all of which will benefit the more than 19,000 children and adult athletes with intellectual disabilities of Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada.

Participating locations:

Texas Roadhouse Elk Grove Texas Roadhouse Fairfield Texas Roadhouse Fresno

8094 Orchard Loop Lane 3333 N Texas Street 3190 W Shaw Ave

Elk Grove, CA 95624 Fairfield, CA 94523 Fresno, CA 93711

916-681-0640 707-422-7623 559-274-1100

Texas Roadhouse Modesto Texas Roadhouse Tracy Texas Roadhouse Union City

3037 Sisk Road 2422 Naglee Road 32115 Union Landing Blvd.

Modesto, CA 95350 Tracy, CA 95376 Union City, CA 94587

209-579-9201 209-830-1133 510-324-7623

Texas Roadhouse Reno

150 Damonte Ranch Pkwy.

Reno, NV 89521

775-852-6333

About Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada

Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada is a free year-round sports training and competition program for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. There are 19,000 athletes who compete in 172 competitions throughout the regions in 11 sports. This requires the extraordinary support and time of 18,600 volunteers and volunteer coaches. Financial support comes almost exclusively from individuals, organizations, corporations, and foundations. For more information on Special Olympics Northern California, visit www.SONC.org and visit www.SONV.org for Nevada.

About Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada

The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) is the single largest year-round fund-raising vehicle benefiting Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada. The annual intrastate relay and its various fundraising projects have two goals: to raise funds and to gain awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics. For more information on Northern California’s LETR visit www.TorchRunCalifornia.com or www.SONC.org. For more information on Nevada’s LETR visit www.TorchRunNevada.com or www.SONV.org.

About Texas Roadhouse

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, with more than 395 locations in 48 states, Texas Roadhouse opened its doors in 1993. The Louisville, KY based company is famous for hand-cut steaks, made-from-scratch sides, fresh-baked bread, and its lively atmosphere. In 2012 Texas Roadhouse was named Top Steakhouse in the Nation’s Restaurant News’ Consumer Picks survey, in 2007 and 2008 Forbes magazine ranked the company as one of the 200 Best Small Companies and in 2009 the company was ranked "Best Value" by readers of Consumer Reports magazine. For more information, visit www.texasroadhouse.com


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To contact the City of Modesto Public Information Office,
call Jim Arnold at (209) 571-5125. E-mail: jarnold@modestogov.com