Washington County Special Olympics

The Washington County Special Olympics Spring Games event will take place on Thursday, May 9th at the University of Maine at Machias with a rain date of Friday, May 10th.  Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.   Event times are:  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 

This year’s event will include:  softball throw, standing long jump, 25m Walk, 50m Dash, 100m Dash, 200m Dash and indoor wheelchair races.  There will be Shot Put and Bocce demonstrations with recreational activities and games for the Special Olympians and supporters to enjoy between events and during the after party with lots of food, music and fun. 

“I am very excited about the possibilities for the Special Olympians in Washington County and extended areas.  People are excited about the new vision for Washington County,”  said Jo-Ellen Scribner, Area Manager.   Come on out and support our Special Olympians!  For volunteer opportunities or to donate to this event, please contact Jo-Ellen Scribner at 255-1228 or email: jharvey@maine.edu.  

As our Olympian Pledge states, “Let me  win, but if I cannot win let me be brave in the process.”  Let the games begin.