Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Special Olympics Georgia Masters Bowling in Savannah July 18 and 19

/PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 900 athletes from all over Georgia will come to Savannah to compete to be the best bowler in the Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) Masters Bowling. Games will be held at AMF Victory Lanes and AMF Savannah Lanes.

This is the third year SOGA will bring Masters Bowling to Savannah.

The games, which are free and open to the public, begin Saturday with an Opening Ceremony at both lanes, which will be followed with competition. Awards will be given out throughout the weekend. Friday, the Savannah Sand Gnats will host a SOGA night at their game against the Hickory Crawdads from North Carolina. SOGA athlete Curt McKellar of Rockdale County will throw out the first pitch. And athletes will sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." The Sand Gnats, an official sponsor of Masters Bowling, also donated tickets to the athletes.

If you would like to be a volunteer, contact Leslie.Anderson@SpecialOlympicsGA.org.

For more information about the games and for a schedule, visit www.specialolympicsga.org.

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