Special Olympics comes to town

By Traci DiPietro
Staff Reporter
Posted 5/1/07

Close to 200 students from across Baldwin County came together at The Fairhope Municipal Stadium in Volanta Park last Friday to participate in the annual Baldwin County Special Olympics. The event gives children an opportunity to realize their own …

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Special Olympics comes to town

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Close to 200 students from across Baldwin County came together at The Fairhope Municipal Stadium in Volanta Park last Friday to participate in the annual Baldwin County Special Olympics. The event gives children an opportunity to realize their own potential to overcome and succeed through sports training and competition. “So many of these athletes see their siblings playing sports. They need to be involved in something so people can clap and cheer for them, too,” said Debra McCants, an attendance officer. Above, Seth Powell,6, receives a ribbon for participating in an assistive technologies event at the annual Special Olympics program held at Volanta Park on Friday. Seth, a student at Bay Minette Elementary School, has cerebral palsy.