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Community Volunteers Needed for Special Olympics Event

Community volunteers are needed this Saturday, April 7, for an Olympic Village booth at the Route 66 Area Special Olympics Track and Field Meet in Yukon.

Bruce Belanger, coordinator of field experiences and certification with the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Department of Education, said area residents are invited to help with two shifts---7:30-11 a.m. or 11 a.m.-2 p.m. SWOSU volunteers will be coordinating 18-22 stations/booths of engaging activities for the athletes and families.

The annual Special Olympics event will be held at Yukon High School, 1777 S. Yukon Parkway, in Yukon. Area residents who could help with the SWOSU booth are asked to contact Belanger at 580.774.3146 or