MCP Podcast: Special Olympics to hold fundraising dodgeball fundraiser.

May 12, 2015

 

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Lisa Luttrull, Cindy Boerema, along with Cindy’s son, Erik

Lisa Luttrull, Cindy Boerema, along with Cindy’s son, Erik

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By Kate Krieger. MCP Correspondent.

LUDINGTON — Area 24 Special Olympics will be holding a dodgeball tournament at 6 p.m., Friday, May 15 at Hawley Gym at Ludington High School. Registration for teams starts at 5 p.m. All Special Olympic athletes get the opportunity to play for free and  to register a team containing non-Special Olympic athletes, the fee is $160 with six to eight people on a team. The minimum age for players is 14 years old.

Participants can fundraise to cover registration fees and all the money raised for the event goes back to the Special Olympic athletes of Michigan. If the money donated would like to remain local, make the notation that the donation is to go directly to Area 24 Special Olympics.

To sign up or for more information, visit www.firstgiving.com/somi/A24Dodgeball.

The event is also being organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics and is also being sponsored by All Access Care of Ludington and Safety Decals of Ludington. This will be the first year the event will be held in Ludington.

Two of the organizers Lisa Luttrull and Cindy Boerema, along with Cindy’s son, Erik, who has participated in the Special Olympics for many years came to Mason County Press to discuss more about the upcoming event.

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