NAZARETH HOSTS INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL OLYMPICS CHAIRMAN TIM SHRIVER AT GROUNDBREAKING OF GOLISANO TRAINING CENTER, JUNE 14 AT 11 A.M.
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Rochester, NY (06/13/2018) — WHAT: Nazareth College, along with Tom Golisano, Special Olympics International Chairman Tim Shriver, and local Special Olympians, will host a groundbreaking for the new Golisano Training Center. Shriver will speak about the importance of Nazareth's commitment to Special Olympics with the new center. The 91,000-square-foot facility will provide an indoor track, field, courts, and training facilities to promote the fitness and wellness of Nazareth students, while also providing an innovative and inclusive training center that will level the playing field for athletes of all abilities and ages through Nazareth's partnership with the Special Olympics of New York (SONY).
Golisano has given $7.5 million towards the overall cost of $23.5 million for the new training center.
Shriver leads the International Board of Directors of Special Olympics and serves together with over 5.6 million Special Olympics athletes in 172 countries to promote health, education, and a more unified world through the joy of sports.
WHEN: Thursday, June 14, at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Nazareth College | George Hall Lot O | Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y., 14618
MEDIA: PLEASE confirm attendance with Chief PR Officer Julie Long at (585) 781-8186
**easier entrance is the one off of French Road**
Media will park in reserved spots in Lot O