Street Volkswagen hosting sendoff for Team Advo Special Olympics athletes
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) —
Team Advo Special Olympics athletes will receive a sendoff/pep rally for the USA Games in Seattle, Wash. from Street Volkswagen from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 21.
Four athletes and a unified partner will be representing Team Advo in the Special Olympics USA Games being held from June 30 through July 7. The participating athletes are Jessica Ripley, Patti Ballew and Mark Schuster in Powerlifting and Keenon Doss with his unified partner Carla Hughes.
Each of these athletes have participated at the local and state level to earn the honor of representing the Texas Panhandle at the USA Games. All of them have also participated in Special Olympics for more than 12 years in a number of sports, making them excellent athletes to represent the Panhandle on the National level.
Hot dogs, drinks and chips will be available at the event and Team Advo t-shirts will be sold to support the athletes.