Special Olympics Holiday Dinner and Auction

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

November 17, 2011 at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM

Location: Bloomington-Normal Marriott, 201 Broadway St., Normal, IL 61761

Phone: 309-888-2551

Email: jspeer@soill.org

Link: http://www.soill.org/events.php?EventsID=2571

Event Description

September 16, 2011 Updated Sep 16, 2011 at 8:10 AM CDT

WHAT: A live and silent auction featuring a keynote address from a Special Olympics Illinois Global Messenger. Dinner will be provided by the Marriott. All proceeds raised will benefit the nearly 1000 athletes in Special Olympics Illinois Heartland/Area 6.

WHO: Special Olympics Illinois Heartland/Area 6 is hosting the 4th annual Holiday Dinner and Auction to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.

WHEN: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011

COST: Tickets to the event are $40 per person or $320 for a table of 10.

WHERE: Bloomington-Normal Marriott, 201 Broadway St., Normal, IL 61761

WHY: Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 19 sports for nearly 21,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and more than 4,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics changes lives by empowering people with intellectual disabilities to realize their full potential in sports and in life. Special Olympics programs enhance physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, social skills and encourage family and community support. If you are interested in learning more about Special Olympics Illinois, volunteering or providing financial support to help make Special Olympics programs possible, contact your local Special Olympics agency or call 800-394-0562.

Special Olympics Illinois Heartland/Area 6 encompasses the counties of Peoria, McLean, Tazewell, Mason, Woodford, Dewitt and Livingston and serves nearly 1,000 athletes.

Please RSVP and have all donations turned in by Nov. 1
For more information about the fundraiser or to purchase tickets call Jill Speer, Area Director 309-888-2551 or email at: jspeer@soill.org

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