Special Olympics Volunteer & Athlete Drive


Date: September 26th, 10:30 am - September 27th, 5:00pm

Venue: Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens

Location: Ruthven


SEPTEMBER 26 & 27 –  Come see the Essex County Warriors at the Ruthven Apple Festival this weekend.  Visit their booth and learn about the Special Olympics as they raise awareness for their organization, with the aim of bringing the community together by recruiting new volunteers and athletes.
They will selling raffle tickets to raise money for their organization, and help support local businesses.   Over $1500 in raffle items to be won, including:  Hotel packages,Windsor Spitfire ticket packages and various gift cards for local stores & restaurants.
* The Essex County Warriors is the Leamington & Essex District branch of Special Olympics Ontario.   They are a non-for-profit organization with 40 registered athletes & various volunteers.  They are dedicated to enriching the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by providing sports training & competition.

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