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2021 Convoy for Special Olympics Kansas
September 11 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Inspired by the powerful impact Special Olympics had on his life through his participation in the Law Enforcement Torch Run®, combined with his family’s involvement with the trucking industry, Norm Schneiderhan, a Corporal with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, created the Truck Convoy, a celebration of the trucking industry that raises awareness and funds for Special Olympics. From a single event in Orlando, FL in 2001, where 97 trucks raised $17,000, the Convoy has expanded dramatically and now raises millions of dollars for Special Olympics in 26 U.S. states and 2 Canadian provinces! Participants follow a Law Enforcement escorted convoy from Dodge City to Cimarron and Oakley or Goodland to Colby where there is a local community celebration recognizing participating truckers and the support of the trucking industry.
This event has in-person and at-home participation options. In-person entry fee includes convoy, one goodie bag, lunch and entertainment. Additional riders, friends and family are asked to join us at lunch for a freewill donation. Those unable to attend the in-person Convoy, are welcome to join the Convoy in spirit by receiving their window decal, shirt, and cruising to their favorite spot that day. They can return their mileage sheet that will be added to the mileage of the in-person Convoy.
Once the event is over, don’t miss the Modern Mystics playing live music at our ending location at 8:00 pm!