Community Involvement

Solano raises $1,500 for Special Olympics

Two men and five women facing camera at Solano Special Olympics fundraiser.
California State Prison, Solano, staff recently helped raise money for Special Olympics. They are from center to the right, Lieutenant Luis Gomez, Officer Alicia Warman, Captain Marlaina Dernoncourt and Officer Bobby Castillo.

California State Prison, Solano, staff helped raise $1,500 for Special Olympics recently through a “dine and donate” event.

The Merchant and Main Grill donated 20 percent of all sales for one night to Special Olympics.

Prison staff encouraged diners to patronize the restaurant on that one night.

CDCR staff are traditionally the biggest law enforcement fundraiser for Special Olympics in Northern California.

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