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01/31/11 — Special Olympics bowling facing new funding shortage

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Special Olympics bowling facing new funding shortage

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on January 31, 2011 1:46 PM

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Heather Pardue, an athlete with Special Olympics Wayne County who is attending the World Games in Greece this summer, practices her bowling technique. Local volunteers say exponentially increasing interest in the Special Olympics athletic programs -- especially bowling -- has caused a funding shortage that could threaten to curtail the program.

A county program that has brought competition and joy to a large number of Wayne County Special Olympics athletes is facing a budget crisis -- and local volunteers hope the community will help keep the balls rolling. Flo Tanner has...

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