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October 21, 2017 6:47 am

They’re Off!

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 1:35 PM

Special Olympian Michael  Harris  and  Cougars President Greg Pocock Practice  putting before hitting the links – photo 250 News

Prince George, B.C. – The  annual Special Olympics  fundraising Golf Tournament is underway.The  shot gun start for the annual  event  was at 1 this afternoon,  and will see  multiple teams, including  a full team of Special Olympic Athletes,  play 18 holes of  golf before the day is through.

This is the  largest fundraising event of the year for the Special Olympics  organization in Prince George, and all dollars raised  stay in the community to assist the athletes in  attending events and achieving their  goals.

There are 120 Special Olympics athletes in Prince George,  who are  coached by a team of 90 volunteers.

Today’s event at the Prince George Golf and Curling Club, is the 24th anniversary of the  fundraiser.

The events  promote a safe and healthy lifestyle for  all competitors.

 

 

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