Volunteers Are Needed For The 2016 State Summer Games

Logo Courtesy of Special Olympics Wyoming.

Laramie, Wyoming – On May 19th, 20th, and 21st over 900 athletes, coaches and partners from all over the Cowboy State will arrive in Laramie for the 2016 Special Olympics Wyoming Summer Games competition.

Summer Games is one of the four main state competition events held each year for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes.  In order to have a fun and successful event, volunteers are needed to assist during the various activities.  We need assistance at the following events: basketball, power lifting, track and field, swimming and diving.  For more information or to volunteer contact Tammy Aumiller at (307) 721-0103 or taumiller@acsd1.org.

Competition events are hosted at the University of Wyoming Field House, Rochelle Athletic Center, and UNI WYO, Laramie High School, Laramie Plains Civic Center and the Laramie Recreation Center.   The Laramie Ice and Event Center will host the celebration banquet and dance.  Volunteers are needed to help keep score, help with meals, help with awards, competition and much more.  Sports offered at Summer Games are Aquatics, Athletics, Basketball and Power Lifting.

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.