Vernon resident takes part in Special Olympics


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  • Among those on hand at the Area 3 Special Olympics Bocce Meet at Madison High School are, from left, Special Olympics volunteer Marissa Dias of Madison, Special Olympics athletes Kathy Tubby of Cedar Knolls and Glenn Heller of Vernon, and Special Olympics volunteer Taylor Camp of Madison.



Glenn Heller of Vernon was one of many Area 3 Special Olympic athletes honing their bocce skills at a special meet on March 23 at Madison High School.

The event was coordinated by Special Olympics volunteer and Area 3 board member Elissa Karpf and Madison High School Supervisor of Special Services Chris Kenny. along with Madison High School students Brynn Taylor and Daniel Nisivoccia.

More than 40 volunteers from Madison High School also participated in the event. Madison Elks Lodge 1465 donated shirts for the event and lunch. The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

For more information about Area 3 Special Olympics, sonjarea3@live.com or 917-697-7013.


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