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Local residents represent Louisiana at the 2014 SO USA Games this summer

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Special Olympics Louisiana has selected 5 athletes, 4 unified partners and 3 coaches from the Northwest Area to attend the third Special Olympics USA Games. Overall, 56 athletes, 24 unified partners and 21 coaches from the entire state of Louisiana were chosen to attend. The games will be held June 14-21, 2014 in New Jersey. However, Special Olympics Louisiana needs to raise $100,000 to send the entire delegation to USA Games where it costs approximately $1,000 to send each attendee. The Northwest Area Delegation Includes (in order by city):

 

SportAreaOfficial DelegateAgeAthlete/CoachCity    
BowlingNWCharlene Boles58CoachHaughton
GolfNWStacy Alexander56Unified PartnerShreveport
BocceNWRyan Byrd26AthleteShreveport
BowlingNWGail Colson54CoachShreveport
BowlingNWJamie Hickman24AthleteShreveport
GolfNWSarah Keen23AthleteShreveport
AthleticsNWJennifer Nation26AthleteShreveport
BowlingNWKate Palczynski24Unified PartnerShreveport
TennisNWThomas Palczynski56Unified PartnerShreveport
AquaticsNWElaine Durbin28CoachShreveport
BocceNWJeremy Wimer27Unified PartnerShreveport
BowlingNWJeffrey White38AthleteSpringhill

 

There are nearly 3,500 athletes and 1,000 coaches and delegates from all 50 states expected to attend and compete in the 2014 USA Games. About 70,000 family, friends, and spectators are anticipated to attend. For more information about the USA Games, or to donate visit ourwebsite or contact us at 1-800-345-6644.

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