Wendy Bigham Katie Crumley
Senior Public Relations Manager Public Information Officer
Special Olympics Georgia Hall County Government
Ph: 770-414-9390 ext.117 Ph: 770-297-5504
Fax: 770-216-8339 Fax: 770-531-3972
Special Olympics Georgia plans a state competition in Hall County, a boost in area’s economy
WHAT: Representatives of Special Olympics Georgia and Hall County officials will announce a Special Olympics state competition to be held October 10-12, 2014 in the area. That weekend Hall County will also host Special Olympics Georgia’s State Horse Show for the second consecutive year at Chicopee Agriculture Center. Both games, where nearly 2,300 athletes and coaches will travel across the state to attend, is expected to benefit the area’s economic development; with a boost for retailers and hoteliers.
WHO: Georgia Milton-Sheats, Special Olympics Georgia CEO
Athlete of Hall County
Wes Perry, Sales Manager of Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors’ Bureau
Representative of the Hall County Board of Commissioners
WHEN: 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2013
WHERE: North Hall Park, Hall County Parks and Leisure Services, 4175 Nopone Road, Gainesville, GA 30506.
Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA)
SOGA provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for 25,878 children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community. For more information, visit www.specialolympicsga.org.