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Mokena police officer Michael Moscato throws an axe at Accelerate Indoor Speedway and Events Thursday, April 11, as part of a fundraiser for Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
Special Olympian Rikki Kirsch, of Shorewood, takes to the race course at Accelerate.
Mokena police officer Caitlin Wynn hugs her sister Colleen Cavanaugh, a Special Olympian. Both attended a fundraiser Thursday, April 11, at Accelerate Indoor Speedway that benefitted the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.
Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter
3:30 pm CDT April 15, 2019
Throwing axes and driving go-karts might seem like a strange way to support a cause, but that’s exactly what Mokena Chief of Police Steve Vaccaro and a team of his officers did to support the Special Olympic athletes.