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Rangers to celebrate Special Olympians at game Tuesday

Special Olympics Ontario athletes will also be at the entrances at The Aud collecting funds
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The Kitchener Rangers, Special Olympics Ontario, Law Enforcement Torch Run and Waterloo Regional Police are teaming up to raise awareness about the importance of individuals with an intellectual disability.

That will happen during their home game against Sarnia on Tuesday, November 20 at 7 p.m.

The ceremonial puck drop will be done by Special Olympian Ramp Bowler, Stacey Penfold and Waterloo Regional Police Chief, Bryan Larkin.

Special Olympics Ontario athletes will also be at the entrances at The Aud collecting funds.

In addition, fans can learn more about SOO and the Law Enforcement Torch Run at a kiosk which will be set up in the North Concourse.

"Special Olympics Ontario continues to enjoy and benefit from the enthusiastic relationship of the OHL," President & CEO of Special Olympics Ontario, Glenn MacDonell, said in a release.

"As we continue to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics, we would like to thank all the players and the teams for their continued and enthusiastic support.  It is our hope that the much needed funds will be raised this season - $50,000 for 50 years!  There’s nothing better than athletes supporting athletes." he added.

Fans going to the game are being encouraged to use #BeAFanSOO on social media.
 




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