Volunteer at Spring Games in Abilene

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) - Big Country area invites you to come on out and root for our athletes as they sprint for the gold in the annual Spring Games on  May 5

SOTX athletes will participate in athletics (track and field) events and an inspiring Opening Ceremonies.The Games will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Elmer Gray Field, located on the campus of Abilene Christian University, and wrap around 4:00 p.m.

We need volunteers to cheer on our athletes and be fans in the stands at the Games.  Help is also needed to set-up and break down the facility, assist with judging, scoring, results and awards. If you’re interested in volunteering, leave a message with the area office at 325.677.3200.                      

About Special Olympics Texas

Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 44,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.

  Co-Sponsors:
Coca-Cola Refreshments, Food Town, H-E-B Tournament of Champions
Charitable Trust and the Law Enforcement Torch Run


Ramonica Jones
Public Relations Coordinator
Special Olympics Texas
rjones@sotx.org


About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 58,800 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.