Area Special Olympics to be held here May 16

This article submitted by Linda Stelling on 05/06/97.

The Paynesville Area School Special Olympics team is very excited about hosting the upcoming Area 7 Special Olympics Track and Field meet on Friday, May 16, at the Paynesville Area High School.

Opening ceremonies are set for 3:30 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. This will be the second year for Paynesville to host the Special Olympics.

Many area Special Olympic athletes will be competing in various events. Athletes competing in running events, wheelchair events, relays and field events, including shot put softball throw or standing and running long jump. The athletes will be broken down into groups by age level and skill level for the competition.

Anyone wishing more information can contact Jane Hjelle or Lori Asche at 320-243-3725.

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