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WHEN: SUNDAY – MARCH 5, 2017
WHERE: TRAZ POWELL STADIUM AT

MIAMI DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
11380 NW 27th AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33167

WHO: 500 TO 600 SPECIAL OLYMPIC ATHLETES FROM MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SCHOOLS AND GROUP HOMES
HOSTS: DAVID L. SINGER MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
NORTH MIAMI BEACH OPTIMIST CLUB
TIME: 8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
NEEDED: 2,500 VOLUNTEER “HUGGERS” AGES 15 THRU ADULT TO ACCOMPANY INDIVIDUAL SPECIAL OLYMPIC ATHLETES TO THEIR EVENTS, CHEER THEM ON AND BE THEIR COMPANION FOR THE DAY. THIS IS A RICHLY REWARDING EXPERIENCE FOR BOTH ATHLETE AND VOLUNTEER!
 ALL VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE A FREE SPECIAL OLYMPICS T-SHIRT AND FREE LUNCH. COMMUNITY SERVICE LETTERS ARE AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE GAMES
EVENTS: VARIOUS RACES INCLUDING 50/100/400 METER AND RELAYS, WHEELCHAIR RACES, RUNNING AND STANDING LONG JUMP, SOFTBALL THROW, SHOT-PUT & HIGH JUMP
 

 

GUESTS:

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES FROM THE DOLPHINS, HEAT, MARLINS & PANTHERS; MIAMI HEAT DANCERS, MIAMI DOLPHIN CHEERLEADERS, U/M CHEER-LEADING SQUAD; MASCOTS INCLUDING “BURNIE” (HEAT), “SEBASTIAN” THE IBIS (U of M) “BILLY THE MARLIN, “ STANLEY ” C. PANTHER;  TELEVISION & RADIO PERSONALITIES
 THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE

THE VILLAGE IS OPEN DURING THE DAY AND WHEN ATHLETES ARE NOT COMPETING, FOOD & DRINK ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. FUN-FILLED BOOTHS, DJ’S & LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ARE PROVIDED AS WELL!