Published On: Fri, Apr 25th, 2014

Vendors needed for Special Olympics Expo/Craft Show

Greenbrier County Special Olympics is planning an Expo/Craft Sale on Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Rhema Christian Center in Lewisburg.  About 20 vendors have signed up and there are spaces for about 20 more.  We are looking for vendors who direct sell products or have arts and crafts to sell. The fee is $35 or $25 with a raffle donation valued at about $10. To register or for more information, contact Heather Humphreys at 304-667-7191. All registration and raffle funds go to Special Olympics Greenbrier County.

Special Olympics Greenbrier County is a nonprofit organization that uses its funds to purchase T-shirts/uniforms, pay registration fees for state events, and other fees as needed for its athletes. Athletes will be competing in the state Special Olympics Track and Field, Cornhole and Tennis events in June in Charleston. Special Olympics offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities comprehensive year-round training and competition in Olympic-type sports. It is open to all people with intellectual disabilities who are at least 8 years old, regardless of the degree of their disability. Athletes interested in participating in Greenbrier County Special Olympics may contact John Miller, Jr. at 304-646-0579. Athletes do not have to live in Greenbrier County to participate.