RON THORNBURGH
Secretary of State
image of the Kansas Secretary of State seal
STATE OF KANSAS
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
(785) 296-4564
www.kssos.org


NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
Friday, May 28, 2004

Contact Information
Jesse Borjon, Communications Director
Office of the Secretary of State
(785) 296-4580
jesseb@kssos.org

THORNBURGH TO
PARTICIPATE IN TORCH RUN

Topeka, KS – Kansas Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh will participate in the 2004 Law Enforcement Torch Run Ceremony at the Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1. The Torch Run benefits Special Olympics of Kansas. Thornburgh serves as the 2004 honorary chairperson for the Torch Run.


The Kansas Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place between Tuesday, June 1 and Friday, June 4. Approximately 500 law enforcement officers from around the state will participate in the run. Runs will be held throughout the state with the Final Leg being held in Wichita on the evening of June 4. The Final Leg will begin at City Hall in Wichita at approximately 7:00 p.m. and will conclude at the Special Olympics Kansas Summer Games Opening Ceremony at Wichita State University at approximately 8:30 p.m.
 

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