On Friday, October 13th Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at McNeese State University hosted a “Monster Mash” Halloween dance. All McNeese students were invited to go dance, play games, eat, and mingle with over 50 Special Olympics Louisiana-Southwest Area athletes. 150 students attended the event, dancing and smiling alongside the athletes.
Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity president, Keifer Ackley, said “the amount of love and joy felt in that room was indescribable. Our Special Olympics athletes teach us to love life, be brave, and to love everyone you interact with.”
Did you know that A Very Special Christmas Record Album is performed by outstanding artists and benefits Special Olympics? Through bold innovation and enormous generosity, the record industry has made beautiful music for Special Olympics athletes since 1987. From the first, released in 1987, and marking a 25th anniversary in 2012, the benefit recording series has become the largest financial source in Special Olympics’ history. These holiday classics bring joy to the world and help people with intellectual disabilities through the power of sports.