Donation made to Special Olympics

May 7, 2012

Greater Iowa Credit Union recently presented a $500 check to David Orth of Special Olympics Iowa, to support the annual summer games.

The games will be helped in Ames from May 17 to 19.

Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) is a nonprofit organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities in all 99 counties of the state. Iowa has 11 areas throughout the state that serves nearly 11,000 athletes, participants and Unified Sports Partners annually.

Since 1968, Special Olympics Iowa has been serving the needs of children and adults with intellectual disabilities by providing sports training and competition in 23 Olympic-type sports. These programs would not be possible without the generous support of more than 15,000 volunteers.

Pictured is Greater Iowa Business Development Specialist Linda Gibbs presenting a $500 check to David Orth of Special Olympics Iowa.

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Rebecca Anderson