36th annual Special Olympics approaching

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MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) — The 2019 Special Olympics Family Festival is taking place Saturday, September 21, at Lake Land College. More than 600 Special Olympic athletes and 1,200 volunteers enjoy a day of games, activities, fun and friendship.

There is an opening ceremony, parade and performances in addition to non-competitive games and activities. Athletes from around the state come to take part in the annual event in its 36th year.

The 2019 Special Olympics Family Festival
Salute to SOFF!
Lake Land College, Mattoon
Saturday, September 21
10 am – 2 pm

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