march, 2016

01mar12:00 pm1:00 pmCharlie Courville - Special Olympics Louisiana

Event Details

11953152_10153650162228783_2768018093809647119_n  Mission

The mission of Special Olympics Louisiana is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

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11921662_10153650129963783_3017932478022244540_nSpecial Olympics Louisiana (SOLA) is a state wide not-for-profit 501©3 organization that changes lives by promoting understanding, acceptance and inclusion between people with and without intellectual disabilities. We provide sports training and athletic competitions and we transform lives through the 298393_10151260904128783_889134380_njoy of sport, everyday, everywhere. Currently, 14,235 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Louisiana participate in over approximately 100 competitions. We are also a global social movement. With  initiatives to activate youth, engage kids with and without intellectual disabilities, build communities, and improve the health of our athletes – we’re changing the game for people young and old.

Time

(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location

Petroleum Club

111 Heymann Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503

Organizer

Jason Habbitspeakers@lafayettekiwanis.org

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