Warwick, RI – This week, the SquadLocker headed back to the John Henderson Memorial Golf Tournament that benefits the Special Olympics Rhode Island community. The Special Olympics Rhode Island program provides year-round sports training and competitions in various Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
“We are proud to support the Special Olympics Rhode Island which hosts over 3,000 athletes in our Rhode Island community. Sports programs are a major part of who we are. They positively impact our community by increasing athlete self-esteem, building their perseverance, and developing leadership skills,” said Gary Goldberg, SquadLocker founder, and President.
"SquadLocker's support of Special Olympics Rhode Island and our athletes is evident through their philanthropy and passion for volunteerism. Thanks in part to their generosity, thousands of Rhode Islanders with intellectual disabilities will have the opportunity to participate in Special Olympics programming at no cost. Special Olympics Rhode Island is proud to be a member of the SquadLocker team!" - Ed Pacheco, President and CEO of Special Olympics Rhode Island.
As the marquis dinner-level sponsor for the tournament again this year, SquadLocker was proud to support this community event and the Special Olympics Rhode Island. The game was a scramble. 2 SquadLocker teams of 4 teed off at each hole for the best shot.
ABOUT SPECIAL OLYMPICS RHODE ISLAND:
Special Olympics Rhode Island is on a mission to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. To donate or learn more: www.specialolympicsri.org.
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