Polk SO, Lakeland PD to raise funds for The Monarch School

April 22nd, 2015 by Staff

Polk Sheriff speaking to a group of student's at The Monarch School in Lakeland.

(BTLS Staff) LAKELAND, Fla. – Law enforcement officers with two agencies in Polk County are teaming up for a good cause.

On Tuesday deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and employees with the Lakeland Police Department will take part in the ‘Chicken Nugget Challenge,’ to raise money for The Monarch School. The event will take place at noon at the PCSO’s Operation Center in Winter Haven.

The best of the best nugget consumers will compete to see who can eat 100 nuggets the fastest.

The Monarch School, located on Bartow Rd. in Lakeland, is exclusively for students on the autism spectrum. The educators at the facility are focused on providing the highest quality education for their children.

Spectators will be asked to make a $5 donation to observe the contest. Among the PCSO participants are Harry Seymour, Steve Mills, Ricky Daugherty, Thaddeus Davis Dr. and Jeremy ‘Cornbread’ Farrell. Jason Leggett, Scotty Weech and Nick Pollice will be among the contingent representing the Lakeland Police Department.

The nuggets will be provided by Chick-Fil-A.

For more information about this event please contact Lt. Theresa Garcia or Christina Macek at PCSO’s Bureau of Special Investigations at 863-292-3300.

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