ATLANTA, April 21, 2016 – Overlook III — 76 participants will rappel from the 22 story building known as Overlook III in Vinings on May 7 in support of Special Olympics Georgia and over 27,110 athletes. The event is expected to raise over $100,000 for the organization in order to support the year-round training and competition of its incredible Special Olympics Georgia athletes.
Participants raised a minimum of $1,000 for the opportunity to go Over the Edge of Overlook III, located at 2859 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30339. Participating in an event that takes them out of their comfort zone and ultimately changes their lives forever, participants like Brian from Q100 the Bert Show and many more show the world their courage and their support of what Special Olympics athletes experience every day.
The event will go from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with vendors and Q100 Radio’s Adam Bomb as the live on site DJ so come out and show your support for the brave individuals reaching new heights for a great cause.
Over the Edge is proudly presented by Cox Automotive.
Over the Edge is proudly sponsored by the Goddard Investment Group, LLC as the Building Sponsor.
The event is also proudly sponsored by US Poultry, Good 2 Grow and Modern Provisions as the Edger Sponsors.
Over the Edge is additionally sponsored by Jabian Consulting as the Toss Your Boss Sponsor and by DressUp, Hometown Foundation and QuikTrip as the Event Sponsors.
Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA)
SOGA provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Georgia invests in people with intellectual disabilities helping them to develop athletic skills, while also promoting the abilities of the athletes off the field. When the athletes succeed, attitudes change, communities develop, health and self esteem are built, and the eyes of the world are focused on all that is good and hopeful and positive. Athletes gain skills for employment, learn independent living skills, form relationships and help others understand their extraordinary capabilities despite health issues they experience daily.
For more information, visit http://www.specialolympicsga.org/.