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Special Olympics 2015
NEWS RELEASE                   
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200
  
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 May 5, 2015
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
 
Special Days
- annual GECDSB Special Olympics this week -
 
Hundreds of students and staff from throughout the Greater Essex County District School Board will enjoy the thrill of competition and the joy of friendship at the Board’s annual Special Olympics.
 
More than 450 young student-athletes will take part in the elementary schools’ event on Thursday, May 7th at Sandwich Secondary School in LaSalle. They will be joined by student-volunteers from each of the Board’s 15 high schools, who assist with the operation of the event.
 
The opening ceremonies, featuring the Bellewood PS March Band and the Giles Campus FIPS Choir will begin at 9:30 a.m. Following the athletic events, the competitors will have a ball at their annual post-meet social in the Sandwich gym.
 
The secondary schools’ Special Olympics will be Friday, May 8th, also at Sandwich, and will follow a similar schedule and program.
 
For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.