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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

WHAT: SPECIAL OLYMPICS MIAMI DADE COUNTY
SUMMER GAMES 2015 MIAMI DADE COUNTY A QUALIFYING TRACK & FIELD MEET
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WHEN: SUNDAY – MARCH 1, 2015
WHERE: TRAZ POWELL STADIUM AT DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
11380 NW 27th AVENUE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33167
WHO: 400 TO 500 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 3:30 PM
NEEDED: 1,500 VOLUNTEER “HUGGERS” AGES 13 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/M) “BILLIE”THE  MARLIN, “ STANLEY ” C. PANTHER & “BUCKY” (BARRY U) 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!