Registration is open and donations are being collected for a few events sponsored by local police departments to benefit Special Olympics.

New Milford Police Department is asking people to adopt a mile for the torch run, which will happen over three days on June 12. Businesses, organizations and individuals can donate and have a sign placed along the course. Donations are $100 for a sign or $500 for six signs.

Contact Officer Dylan McIntyre for more information about the fundraiser and needed forms at or call 860-355-3133.

The Brookfield Police Department is hosting “Plunge Candlewood” at the Brookfield Town Beach at 1 p.m. on March 15. Registration and check in starts at 11 a.m.

Visit GIVE.CLASSY.ORG/PLUNGECANDLEWOOD to register as an individual, to create a team or to donate.