January 20, 2002
Co-founder Joe Wuelfing carries Olympic Flame in honor of terminally ill children and their families
On January 20, 2002, The Markie Foundation co-founder Joe Wuelfing carried the Olympic Flame as it passed through Sacramento on its way to Salt Lake City for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.
Below is complete coverage of the event.
Original Nomination Letter (submitted by Aunt Anne Pearce) (.pdf)
Running for Glory: Placer County Well Represented in Torch Relay (.pdf)
Sacramento Bee, January 3, 2002
Lighting the Way: Rocklin Man Joins Olympic Torchbearers (.pdf)
Placer Herald, January 16, 2002
Other Torch Relay Info:
Torch Details (.pdf)
Torch Relay Facts (.pdf)
2002 Winter Olympics Games: Official Website Wikipedia Page