VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Press Release – On May 18th, 19th, and 20th over 900 athletes, coaches and partners from all over the Cowboy State will arrive in Laramie for the 2017 Special Olympics Wyoming State Summer Games competition.

To give these athletes and coaches the best chance to have a fun and successful weekend, volunteers are needed to assist during various competitions.  Volunteers are needed at the following events: basketball, power lifting, track and field and aquatics to help keep score, help with meals and awards, competition and much more. Summer Games is one of the five main state competition events held each year for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes.

For more details on volunteering opportunities and/or to register, please visit: http://sowy.org/index.php/get-involved/become-a-volunteer or contact Regan Diller at (307) 235-3062 or program@specialolympicswy.org.

Competition events are hosted at the University of Wyoming Field House and Corbett Building, Laramie High School and the Laramie Recreation Center.  The Laramie Ice and Event Center will host the celebration banquet and dance.

Please join us in supporting these Wyoming athletes as they compete for gold, silver and bronze!  Results will be posted on the web at www.specialolympicswy.org.

About Special Olympics Wyoming

For more information about the Area or State Games visit www.specialolympicswy.org or call the Special Olympics Wyoming office at (307) 235-3062. 

Special Olympics Wyoming is a not-for-profit organization providing year-round sports training, athletic competition and other related programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities; offering them continuing opportunities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  Special Olympics Wyoming changes lives by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect. Visit Special Olympics Wyoming at www.specialolympicswy.org. Engage with us on Facebook: facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsWyoming; Twitter:  http://twitter.com/SpecOlymWY.

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