Extravaganza Gala is October 17 in El Paso

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) invites you to its 9th Annual Extravaganza Gala on Thursday, October 17 at the Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel. 

This year’s gala will have you gasping for breath as several all-star comedians take the stage throughout the evening.  This year’s headliner is the one and only Gibran the Comegician, known for his side-splitting routines at comedy clubs and casinos across the country. The extravaganza will also feature Sam Butler, who performs regularly at the world famous Jon Lovitz Comedy Club at Universal Studios Hollywood.  Israel Garcia, the newest member of the Latin Comedy Jam National Theater Production will perform; as well as Rafael Molina, a regular host of Refried Comedy El Paso.

Join us from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for dinner, dancing, a silent auction, live entertainment and more! Tickets are $60 per person or $500 for a table for ten.  Sponsorship opportunities available. For more information or sponsorship details, contact Marsha Baray (mbaray@sotx.org) at 915.533.8229. 

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 44,500 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

Area Partners:
ALON 7-Eleven and Western Refining


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.