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ThunderCares and Special Olympics athletes hold a great field day!

Published on 8/17/2008


On Saturday, August 16, Memphis Thunder hosted a Field Day for the Memphis area Special Olympics.  Over 50 Special Olympians and their caregivers participated in field games such as the 3 - legged race, water balloon toss, and the spoon relay.  Kickball and soccer games were also held under a beautiful blue sky.  A group tug-of-war and a mixed running relay rounded out a morning of fun and memories.  A catered lunch was served as Thunder members and their families enjoyed time together with our new friends from Special Olympics.  Thunder looks forward to having some of these inspiring athletes participate in the Thunder Kids Triathlon on September 21, 2008 at St. Georges High School.  Thanks to all of our volunteers on the ThunderCares committee who organized and planned this community event!  You can see all the photos of fun from the event here.