Volunteers Needed For Area 9 Bowling Competition


Published on August 16 2012 7:03 am
Last Updated on August 16 2012 7:03 am
Written by Millie Lange

East Central/Area 9 Special Olympics is hosting the annual Area Bowling Competition Saturday, August 25 at the K-Bowl in Effingham. Approximately 150 Special Olympics athletes will be competing. Gold medal winners will qualify for the Southern Regional Bowling Tournament which will be held in Fairview Heights in October.

Volunteers are needed to assist the ramp bowlers and help keep score. If you are not able to volunteer for the entire day, consider volunteering for either the morning shift from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or the afternoon shift from 1-5 p.m. Approximately 30 volunteers are needed per shift. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt and lunch.

To volunteer or for more information, phone Kimberly Abell, East Central/Area 9 Director at 345-2424 or email: kabell@soill.org or phone Greg Koester, Effingham Knights of Columbus at 821-7731.