Shaw again to sponsor Special Olympics Georgia 2013 State Fall Games
Jenny Heinzen York -- Home Textiles Today, October 3, 2013
Dalton, Ga. - Shaw Industries Inc. has announced its plans to sponsor the Special Olympics Georgia 2013 State Fall Games, a three-day event expected to attract more than 1,300 athletes and 500 coaches from around the state.
Shaw is sponsoring the opening ceremony, which is scheduled for October 11 at the Dalton Trade Center, and awards presentations for all of the sporting competitions.
Additionally, 100 Shaw associates will volunteer at the event throughout the weekend.
"Shaw is proud to sponsor the Special Olympics Georgia State Fall Games for the third consecutive year," said Randy Merritt, Shaw president. "Shawʼs associates share a passion for the communities in which we work. We are honored to be a part of this event, which helps the Special Olympics fulfill its mission to change lives by promoting understanding, acceptance and inclusion between people with and without intellectual disabilities."