Law enforcement officers, first responders and veterans will be recognized during halftime of the Mansfield Senior-Toledo Central Catholic varsity basketball game Saturday evening in Pete Henry Gym.
They will be admitted free as part of the Jan. 13-20 observance of Richland County Spread the Light 2017, a blue light week to honor local law enforcement.
The week will kick off at 7 p.m. Friday at Graham Automall, 1515 W. Fourth St. Elected officials will speak, refreshments will be served and law enforcement vehicles will on site for viewing. Blue light bulbs, furnished by Graham Automall and the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, will be given away on a first come, first served basis.
Richland County Spread the Light 2017 is sponsored by We ACT, Mansfield City Councilman Donnie Bryant, Graham Automall, Richland Outreach Center and Richland Stands United.
Saturday’s Tyger junior varsity game vs. Toledo Central Catholic will begin at 5 p.m. with the varsity game to start immediately afterward.