Watertown police officers to attend Boston Relief 5K in LaGrange | Community Spirit
(WTVM) - Two police officers from the Watertown Police Department in Massachusetts will be present for the Boston Relief 5K Run in LaGrange, Ga. this weekend.
According to Garrett Pressley, Co-founder of The Troup County Boston Relief Fund, Officers Rick Munger and Miguel Colon were both involved in the apprehensions of the two terrorist responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings.
Pressley says the officers will be in LaGrange from May 31 to June 2.
The mission of the Troup County Boston Relief Fund is to raise money for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. As part of this effort, they will host a 5K run on Saturday, June 1, 7:30 a.m. at the Hollis Hand Elementary School in LaGrange, Ga.
“This is a great opportunity to welcome and show these heroes from Watertown that the entire state of Georgia appreciates the bravery they showed [to] protect our great country,” says Pressley.
The effort has already received donations and support from several local businesses, as well as the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Hawks.
For more information visit "The Troup County Boston Relief Fund" on Facebook. Donations can be mailed to Troup County Boston Relief Fund, P.O. Box 89, LaGrange, GA 30241.
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