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2014 GECDSB Special Olympics
NEWS RELEASE                   
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200
 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 6, 2014
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
 
 GECDSB Special Olympics
- two days of games & fun -
 
Hundreds of student athletes will challenge themselves with and against participants from throughout the GECDSB at the Board’s annual Special Olympics this week at Sandwich Secondary School.
 
The Elementary games will be held Thursday, May 8th starting at 9:30 a.m. The secondary competition will be Friday, May 9th, also starting at 9:30 a.m.
 
Approximately 580 students will take part in running, jumping and throwing events over the 2 days. They will be supported by hundreds more volunteers, including dozens of leadership students from GECDSB high schools.
 
Following the completion of competition each day, there will be a dance in the Sandwich gym for all participants.
 
For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.