Get Ready for Spring Games in Abilene

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Ready, set, spring!  The Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) – Big Country area Spring Games is on April 20 and you're invited to volunteer.  Athletes will compete in athletics (track and field) events and star in an inspiring Opening Ceremonies at Elmer Gray Field in Abilene. The Games kick off at 9:30 a.m. and wrap at 4:00 p.m.

We need volunteers; no sports experience is necessary!  Help is needed to set up and break down the facility, and assist with judging, scoring, results and awards.  If you’re interested in volunteering, contact Elizabeth Bye (ebye@sotx.org) 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.