Volunteers Needed for 2017 Summer Special Olympics

Photo Courtesy of Special Olympics Wyoming for Hits 106.

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 event: basketball, power lifting, track and field and aquatics.

For more information or to volunteer contact Regan Diller at (307) 235-3062 or program@specialolympicswy.org. Summer Games is one of the five main state competition events held each year for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes. 

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.  Volunteers are needed to help keep score, help with meals as well as help with awards, competition and much more.  Sports offered at Summer Games are Aquatics, Athletics, Basketball and Power Lifting.

For more details on volunteering opportunities and/or to register, please visit:http://sowy.org/index.php/get-involved/become-a-volunteer

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;

You can also follow Special Olympics Wyoming on Twitter:

http://twitter.com/SpecOlymWY.

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