One Month to the 2019 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games

EDMONTON, AB January 8, 2018– Today marks the one month countdown to the 2019 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games in Calgary!

From February 8 to 10 over 700 athletes from 64 communities across Alberta, along with N.W.T. and Saskatchewan will come together for the largest sport event for individuals with intellectual disabilities in the province.

“Our Provincial Games is a unique opportunity to bring together our Alberta communities and create an inclusive and competitive experience showing the abilities of people with intellectual disabilities,” said Johnny Byrne, president and CEO of Special Olympics Alberta.

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Thank you CMDCF

Thank you to the Calgary Motor Dealers Charitable Foundation (CMDCF), our platinum sponsor for the 2019 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games, who presented the Games Organizing Committee with a cheque for $40,000 this week.

We are thrilled to have the Motor Dealer’s community on board as a sponsor for this event, as they are a founding sponsor of Special Olympics Alberta.

They have been critical for our growth and success

(L-R) Jim Gillespie, Director, Calgary Motor Dealers Charitable Foundation, Denis Ducharme, Director, CMDCF, Karen Saunders, Co-Chair, Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games 2019, Bently Maitland, President, Platinum Mitsubishi, Cindy Clark, Director, CMDCF and Paul Williams, GM, Centaur Subaru. The Calgary Motor Dealers Assoc present a cheque to the Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games 2019 in Calgary on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Jim Wells/Postmedia