Poly Hockey Press Release
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Poly Hockey Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 24, 2014
Marketing & Development Director, Southwest
Special Olympics Michigan
W: (616) 583-1202
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SW Regional Poly Hockey Tournament
(Newaygo, Mich.) – The South West Regional Poly Hockey Tournament is
Saturday November 1st at Newaygo High School. There will be an opening
ceremony before the tournament. Approximately 200 athletes, 30
coaches/chaperones and 25 volunteers will take part in the event.
Poly Hockey is an adaptive sport similar to floor hockey. Athletes use plastic
hockey sticks and pucks and play on a floor surface. The poly hockey
competition will consist of both team play and an individual skills contest. There
are nearly 20,000 Special Olympic athletes in Michigan, and over 1,000 in
Kent and Barry Counties. Show your support for our athletes by joining us for
the SW Regional Poly Hockey Tournament!
The tournament is located at Newaygo High School, 200 East St Newaygo, MI,
Check out our website for more information!
Thank you to our sponsors: SpartanNash, Real Estate One, Amerisure Insurance,
Amway, Sam’s Club, Law Enforcement Torch Run, Knights of Columbus, Water
Warriors, Wertz Warriors.
About Special Olympics Michigan
Special Olympics Michigan Inc. (SOMI) provides year-round sports training and
athletic competition for 19,620 children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Athletes build physical fitness, develop self-confidence and prepare for participation
in society. SOMI is a non-profit organization supported almost entirely by corporate
and individual gifts, without support of state funds. The generosity of Michigan
organizations, individuals and statewide businesses enable the program to continue.
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