• Advocating for people who need help
• Connecting people to fiscally responsible resources
• Respecting everyone in the process
Who: People interested in forming a Special Olympics Program in Jasper & Newton Counties.
Volunteers, coaches, athlete participants and families are welcome and needed.
What: Informational meeting and first steps toward a new program in Jasper & Newton Counties.
When: Thursday evening May 12, 2016 at 6:00 CENTRAL TIME
Where: Help At Home 620 South College Avenue, Rensselaer In. 47978
Contact: Buzz Lail, Northern Regional Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 574-849-5361
About Special Olympics Indiana
We are a not-for-profit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in more than 20 Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, reaching nearly 11,000 athletes across Indiana. Special Olympics Indiana is part of the international network of accredited Special Olympics Programs that reaches more than 4 million athletes with intellectual disabilities worldwide.
Special Olympics Indiana receives no federal or state-appropriated funds, is not a United Way Agency, and relies entirely on corporate, civic and individual donations.
To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, offering them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.