Well aged comedians for a well aged audience all supporting a great cause, featuring MC-Paul Clay, Adam Hastings, David Race, John Kuperman, Keith Nelson, Lisa-Gay Tremblay, Marc Yaffee, Mike Larsen, Murray Valeriano, Rick Robinson, Mr. Sid, Rick Delia 50% of tickets sales at the Player's Casino are supporting the Special Olympics Ventura County, which serves over 600 Special Olympics athletes, ages 8 years and older, in 10 different year-round sports, at no cost to athletes and their families. All athletes have some degree of intellectual disability and many have physical challenges, Special Olympics serves as an outlet where both athletes and their families can interact with others who share similar life experiences. Using skills learned in Special Olympics, athletes have been able to excel in school and employment, and are better prepared for independent living.
SOVC began over 25 years ago as an adaptive recreation program offered through the City of Ventura. It is now one of 8 accredited regions of Special Olympics Ventura County. As a grassroots private nonprofit, they are responsible for their own budget and receive no federal funding, all funding comes from and remains in Ventura County.
Major financial expenditures include transportation to and from tournaments throughout Southern California, as well as equipment, food, and supplies for both visiting and home athletes at Ventura County hosted tournaments. SOVC has over 100 dedicated volunteer coaches who donate countless hours training Special Olympics Athletes at over 20 different sites throughout Ventura County.
For more information contact:
Peggi Preston, Regional Director
VENTURA COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS 1559 Spinnaker Drive, Suite 206, Ventura 93001 805.650.7717, Ppreston@sosc.org