2015 Special Olympics Vermont Summer Games Are Underway!

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BURLINGTON, Vt. – Opening ceremonies for this year’s Special Olympics are happening Friday evening at UVM’s Patrick Gym.

It’s the official kickoff for the 2015 Summer Games, Local 22 and Local 44 Sports Director Erin Cofiell is serving as master of ceremonies for Friday night’s event. Captain Richard Phillips is this years guest speaker.

The Special Olympics will be going on all weekend with 462 Special Olympics Vermont athletes from 80 towns across the state. Athletes will compete in four sports — bocce, track and field, swimming and softball.

See the full schedule of events going on this weekend

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