Tip a Cop at Colony

The Milford Police Department, Special Olympics of Connecticut and Colony Grill will be teaming up for a “Tip a Cop” event at Colony Grill, 36 South Broad Street, on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m.

The event raises awareness and funds for Special Olympics of Connecticut.

During the “Tip a Cop” event, officers from the Milford Police Department will be assisting the Colony Grill wait staff with taking food orders, serving food and cleaning tables. All additional tips go to Special Olympics of Connecticut to assist with their programs for the athletes.

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.