Special Olympics holding breakfast fundraiser

first_imgVERSAILLES, Ind. — Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties is holding a breakfast this Sunday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the South Ripley Elementary School.Proceeds from the Breakfast for Champions event will support Special Olympics athletes competing in the 2017 Summer Games in Terre Haute, Ind. this June.The cost is a free-will offering.Pancakes, sausage, biscuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, orange juice, milk, and coffee will be served.This is the third year the local program of Special Olympics has held a breakfast fundraiser.Special Olympics athletes have already begun training for Summer Games in the sports of Bowling, Powerlifting, Swimming, Track and Field, and Volleyball.This year, approximately 80 athletes are planning to compete at the Games.Athletes attending will spend three days in the Indiana State University dormitories and compete against athletes across the state.last_img

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