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Iowa Wesleyan Hosting Special Olympics Spring Games

Iowa Wesleyan Hosting Special Olympics Spring Games

The Iowa Wesleyan athletic department and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, in conjunction with Special Olympics Iowa are excited to once again host the Southeast Iowa Special Olympic Spring Games. The annual event will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Mapleleaf Athletic Complex, located in Mount Pleasant.

"We are thrilled to be hosting this event after weather forced us to cancel last year. It is such a rewarding experience not only for the athletes participating but also the campus and local communities that volunteer," said Anna Zander, Sports Information Director at Iowa Wesleyan University.

An exciting addition to this year's event will be Bobby Reid sky diving into the opening ceremonies with the American Flag. Registration for the event will begin at 9 am with the games kicking off at 10 am.

"We are grateful for all of the sponsors, including KILJ Radio, Mount Pleasant Hy-Vee, and the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference who are all platinum level sponsors for this year's games."

If you wish to be a part of the event, contact Anna Zander by email at anna.zander@iw.edu or by phone at 319-385-6386. Volunteer at the event or host a booth in the Olympic Village by clicking the links.

Tiger Athletics: Iowa Wesleyan University strives to provide its student-athletes the opportunity to be successful in life and sports. Engaged in the SLIAC and UMAC Conferences, Tiger athletics is a proud member of NCAA Division III.
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