SOL Bowl 2013

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 


Special Olympics Louisiana

1000 East Morris Avenue

Hammond, LA 70403

Phone: (800) 345-6644

Fax: (985) 345-6649

www.laso.org

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Tiffany Harvey-Gautier
Director of Communications and Marketing
tharvey@laso.org

 SOL Bowl Brings Athletes, Celebrities & Businesses Together

 Harahan, LA – Are you a Black and Gold fan? Want to meet local Celebrities? While supporting a great cause? Then, join in on the SOL BOWL fun and…Laissez Les Bons Temps… Bowl-è! Team up with past and present NFL, NBA and MLB players, as well as, local news and sports media personalities to bowl for a good cause! Special Olympics Louisiana, The NFL Players Association, Kenner and Harahan Police Departments, invite businesses and the community to register their team of 4 for the 11th Annual SOL Bowl fundraiser. This event joins YOU and YOUR TEAM with local celebrities and SOLA athletes all bowling together while enjoying a day of fun, food, and music.

 The event is open to the public and will be held on Sunday, April 21st at 11:30am to 3:00pm at Colonial Bowling Lanes in Harahan, Louisiana. There will be food, drinks, raffle items, awards for those who bowl a strike and a silent auction. Participants looking to join in on the fun can contact Maria Sanchez at msanchez@laso.org or call 1-800-345-6644.

 Former Chicago Bear, LSU Football Player, and current President of the New Orleans Chapter of the National Football League Players Association, Norm Hodgins states, "I have had the pleasure of attending and bowling with Special Olympics Louisiana athletes for a number of years. I have formed a relationship with the athletes, two of which have adopted me in an effort to make me a better bowler. Each year I look forward to seeing them and all of the athletes. We appreciate Special Olympics Louisiana for allowing us to be a part of this event." For more information, log onto www.laso.org.

Special Olympics Louisiana (SOLA) is a state-wide, 501© 3 Non-profit organization, that changes lives by promoting understanding, acceptance and inclusion between people with and without intellectual disabilities. SOLA offers year-round programs for 13,500 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in all 64 parishes with the help of 14,000 volunteers. Health, education, leadership, family, training and sports programs are available for people beginning at age 2 and there is no upper age limit. There is no cost to participate in Special Olympics. Visit Special Olympics Louisiana at www.laso.org. Engage with us on: Twitter @SOLouisiana; fb.com/specialolympicslouisiana; youtube.com/SOLouisianaTV, and specialolympicslouisiana.wordpress.com. 

 

 

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