Special Olympics Indiana to host Whitley County call-out meeting tonight

Staff reports

COLUMBIA CITY — Special Olympics Indiana will host an exploratory meeting Thursday to discuss the development of a local program in Whitley County.

All are invited to attend and participate in the discussion, which will be held at the Whitley County Family YMCA in Columbia City, 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16.

Special Olympics Indiana serves more than 13,000 people with intellectual disabilities each year, and is active in more than three quarters of the state’s 92 counties. With a goal of reaching at least 15,000 by 2019, the organization is working to identify previously unserved areas and to establish volunteer management teams tasked with organizing practices and competitions at the county level.

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