GREENSBORO, NC (July 11, 2012) - Greensboro police are hoping to attract potential recruits and raise donations for a local track team at an event this Friday in the AutoZone parking lot at 3303 Randleman Road.
Between 11 am and 3 pm, police officers from the motorcycle, traffic and patrol units will have their vehicles on display, and will be on hand to answer questions about a career in law enforcement.
Between 11 am and 7 pm the same day, members of the Amateur Athletic Union will be hosting a car wash to raise money to send junior track athletes to a national championship meet in Texas July 27 - August 4. The AAU is asking for a $6 donation for each car washed.
The runners, ranging in age from 5 to 18, are members of the Greensboro Blazers Track Club who scored at the top of their meets in competitions in Charlotte.
Local vendor, Mr. Stacks, will be selling food and beverages on the premises to raise additional funds to support the track team's travel to Houston.
"This event represents so many great partnerships throughout the City of Greensboro," said Officer GW Bailey. "We've got business owners, young people, a non-profit organization and police in one place for two very meaningful reasons. Come out and support our junior athletes. And learn more about the Greensboro Police Department while your car is getting washed."