The Procter & Gamble Live, Learn, and Thrive grant program awarded the Civitan Club $5,000 for the 29th Annual Special Olympics. The Special Olympics will begin at 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Cleveland High School’s football field. The grant targets to help children get a healthy start in life, enabling them to learn and thrive. From left are Alan Nope; Bill Barkley, Duracell plant manager; Teresa Davis; Jim Graham; Ann Marie Brewer; and Gary McDonald.
The 29th Annual Special Olympics will be held Saturday at Cleveland High School’s football field.
The day’s events will begin at 9:15 a.m. with a parade. The events will be held from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The local Special Olympics is sponsored by the Cleveland Civitan Club.
Volunteers for the day’s events are needed.
“We encourage people to come out to support our athletes with hugs, smile and cheers. We also need volunteers to help with the events,” a Civitan representative said.
Volunteers should report at 8:30 a.m.