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Special Olympics Georgia Competition Week in Middle Georgia: State Horse Show, Southeast Powerlifting Invitational and an Announcement About Games to be Held in Warner Robins

November 10, 2009

ATLANTA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Special Olympics will hold three events in the Macon area this week: an announcement about a state games moving to Warner Robins in August 2010 on Thursday, and the State Horse Show in Perry and the Southeast Powerlifting Invitational in Macon this weekend, Nov. 13-15.

  • The Horse Show features more than 200 athletes from all over the state competing to be Georgia’s best in showmanship, dressage, English and western riding, and riding trails at Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry.
  • Also during the weekend, more than 100 Special Olympics athletes from Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia are competing in the Southeast Powerlifting Invitational. The weekend-long competition will be held at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Macon.
  • Thursday, a press conference will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Warner Robins City Hall to announce that the State Masters Bowling is coming to Warner Robins Aug. 20-22, 2010.

All events are free and open to the public.

Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA)

SOGA provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community. For more information on Special Olympics Georgia, visit their website on www.specialolympicsga.org

Call Special Olympics Georgia on 1-800-866-4400.

SOURCE Special Olympics Georgia


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