Special Olympics Preparing to Host

The local Special Olympics committee says thanks to the media support they have enough volunteers.  Their goal was 800.

Committee member, Sarah Moorhouse says now it's time to get fans in the stands!   The Opening Ceremonies are the evening of February 21st with events on Feb 22 & 23rd.  All events free, no tickets required.  The Opening Ceremony is February 21, 7:30 p.m., Kal Tire Place.  Competitions take place February 22nd and 23rd .  You can visit  the website  for times and locations.

The committee encourages you to fill the stands at the Opening Ceremony to welcome more than 800 athletes and coaches to Greater Vernon and enjoy a great show. Moorhouse says, "Come out to the Greater Vernon sport venues to be inspired by the passionate athletes giving their all in eight sports all day on February 22 and 23."