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2017 SOBC Summer Games: In the News

Athletes preparing, Kamlops corporate community steps up for SOBC Games | CFJC, June 21

Trail bowler ready to roll at SOBC Summer Games | Trail Daily Times, June 21
"I’ve been in these competitions for a long, long time," says Robert Tarko. "My expectations are pretty high. I’m going to go up there and do my best and hopefully come back with another gold medal, or bronze, or silver … just try my best, that’s all I can do."

Bocce team ready to roll in Special Olympics BC Games | Trail Daily Times, June 15
“I’m looking forward to it,” said Trail native Lou Mazzei. “I do a lot of things with Special O, and I really like it. I’m having lots of fun.”

'You kind of get hooked' -Kamloops volunteer Marilyn McLean | Kamloops This Week, June 16
“What I really do believe in is seeing the abilities in people. Special Olympics is just populated with the very best people, really striving to do the right thing for the right reason. You get kind of hooked.”

Trail golfer teeing off at Special Olympics BC Summer Games | Trail Daily Times, June 7
"The 2017 Special Olympics BC Summer Games are coming fast and Special Olympic BC  Trail athletes and coaches are primed and ready to join 1,300 athletes in the province’s largest event of the summer on July 6-8 in Kamloops."

Games Chair Karl deBruijn on Jim Harrison Show | Radio NL, June 7

Organizers of Special Olympics BC Summer Games enter final 30-day push | CFJC, June 6

2017 Special Olympics BC Summer Games

Coming to Kamloops July 6 to 8!

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