Local Cici’s Pizza locations recently presented a check to Special Olympics South Carolina.

The annual fundraiser helps to support the 25,588 Special Olympics athletes in South Carolina. Cici’s Pizza locations in Irmo and Northeast Columbia sold paper icons starting July 10 until July 26. On July 26 both locations held a Cover the Cruiser event where they sold the icons and gave 10 percent of sales. Both Town of Irmo Police Department and the Richland County Sheriff’s Department participated in the event.

Pictured Back row left to right: Barry S. Coats, President and CEO, Special Olympics South Carolina; Chief Don Perry, Town of Irmo Police Department; Mitch Uehling, Owner/Operator, Cici’s Pizza; John Gillis, Cici’s Pizza Irmo General manager; Capt. Cole Porter, Richland County Sheriff’s Department. Front row left to right: Sgt. Bobby Dale, Town of Irmo Police Department; Travis Luthren, Special Olympics South Carolina athlete; Sue Maner, Executive Vice President, Special Olympics South Carolina; Kristina Baun, Cici’s Pizza Irmo Asst. Manager Please photo credit Special Olympics South Carolina.