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Got beads?  Well, dust ‘em off in time for the 24th annual Ragin’ Cajun on April 13 in Lubbock!  The Mardi Gras-themed event, hosted by Special Olympics Texas (SOTX), raises money for South Plains area athletes and is sure to be a festive fundraiser you won’t forget.   

Ragin’ Cajun will feature live music from local bands, as well as silent and live auctions with sports memorabilia, trips and jewelry, just to name a few items. Of course, guests can expect a delicious Cajun meal of crawfish, crab, shrimp, sausage and more.  The event will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the City Bank Coliseum on the Texas Tech University campus.

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.  They may be purchased at the WesTex Federal Credit Union locations in Lubbock and Plainview, and at the South Plains area office, located at 1318 13th Street, Suite 7 in Lubbock.  For ticket or sponsorship information, contact April Benavidez (abenavidez@sotx.org) at 806.749.7000 or Susie McAlister (smcalister@sotx.org) at 817.332.3433.

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 Law Enforcement Torch Run

Carnival Sponsor:
Unifirst


Ramonica R. 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.