Fall Classic was a HIT

2013 Fall Classic Lori Burr

Lori Burr (on the right) lit the “Flame of Hope” at this weekends Fall Classic. Here she poses with her unified partner after winning gold this weekend!

This past weekend in Carencro, LA we had close to 400 athletes participate in aquatics, horseshoes and softball. It was a great weekend with lots of highlights! Friday night included: Chuck Childress from 106.7FM served as Master of Ceremonies, Maria Placer, Executive Director 232-HELP/ LA211 was Honorary Chair, Honorary Coach was Tony Robichaux, ULL Head Baseball Coach and the Grand Marshal was John Boudreaux, State Deputy-Knights of Columbus. Lighting the “Flame of Hope” was Special Olympics Louisiana Southwest athlete Lori Burr (pictured on the right alongside her unified partner). On Saturday, the athletes enjoyed participating in Olympic Town and Healthy Athletes. Several of our young athletes (ages 2 – 7) enjoyed the Healthy Athletes venues as well. To top it all off they enjoyed a victory dance on Saturday night!



One thought on “Fall Classic was a HIT

  1. Athletes from Ascension and Livingston also had a GREAT time. Thanks so much to Special Olympics for all the opportunities you bring to your Louisiana athletes!

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