County Sheriff's Department team walks for a cure
By Times Staff | Posted: Sunday, August 15, 2010
From Aug. 6 to 8, the
Porter County Sheriff's Department had a team of
four walk in the Susan G. Komen 3 Day for a Cure in
Chicago. The team walked 60 miles and raised more
"We walked for those
who had lost someone to breast cancer; we walked for
those who couldn't walk. We walked, because we
couldn't walk away," said Tristan Kehle, captain of
the department's Cops for a Cure team.
The team logged a few
hundred miles in training and hosted several
fundraisers, as well as asking local businesses for
Sheriff David Lain
offered support by donating and purchasing the
team's shirts, sweatshirts and hats.
"Our community never
ceases to amaze me with its constant support and
generosity," Lain said.