Special Olympics special evening


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Coach Shannon Bene and the cheerleaders.

Coach Shannon Bene and the cheerleaders.


Kathy Smith and Jarrod Rangel passing out AIM information.


Coach Alex Reed and Pastor Rich Boll from Wilmington Church of God


Becca Brewer going for two points.


Good game!


The Knights getting ready.


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WILMINGTON — The Clinton County Board of Developmental Disabilities hosted a Special Olympics Basketball & Cheerleading Open Gym Reunion on Friday in the Wilmington Middle School gym.

After a cookie and punch reception, the Shooting Stars and the Knights basketball teams scrimmaged the Wilmington Church of God, with both the Shooting Stars and the Knights winning.

Fans joined the cheerleaders on the court for their halftime dance.

Kiwanis supported the event by providing cookies and punch. Advocates in Motion (AIM) passed out anti-bullying bracketed and advocacy information.

To make a donation to Special Olympics or to find out about other community integration programs, contact Latasha Ruddle at [email protected] or at 937-382-7519.

Coach Shannon Bene and the cheerleaders.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/02/web1_gym-4-2.jpgCoach Shannon Bene and the cheerleaders.

Kathy Smith and Jarrod Rangel passing out AIM information.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/02/web1_gym-2-2.jpgKathy Smith and Jarrod Rangel passing out AIM information.

Coach Alex Reed and Pastor Rich Boll from Wilmington Church of God
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/02/web1_gym-3-2.jpgCoach Alex Reed and Pastor Rich Boll from Wilmington Church of God

Becca Brewer going for two points.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/02/web1_gym-6-2.jpgBecca Brewer going for two points.

Good game!
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/02/web1_gym-5-2.jpgGood game!

The Knights getting ready.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/02/web1_gym-1-2.jpgThe Knights getting ready. Submitted photos

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