Special Olympics families gather at Cape Henlopen State Park on Sept. 15 for 21st consecutive year

Families Day at the Beach Picnic and Fishing Tournament


Date:                Saturday, September 15, 2012

Location:          Cape Henlopen State Park fishing pier

Time:               10 a.m. – 12 p.m.


LEWES, Del. — Special Olympics athletes and families will gather on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Cape Henlopen State Park for the 21st annual Special Olympics Delaware Families Day at the Beach.

Athletes and families will participate in a fishing tournament sponsored by the Delaware Mobile Surf Fishermen Association, followed by a picnic lunch provided by the Rehoboth Beach Kiwanis Club, with support from the Rising Sun Masonic Lodge #4 and the Rehoboth Beach Lions Club.

Prizes will be awarded for the first, biggest and most fish caught.

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“The day is a wonderful way for our athletes and their families to get together and enjoy each other’s company,” said Brenda Zullo, director of athlete development for Special Olympics Delaware. “This year marks our 21st event, and each year the fishing tournament stories get better and better, and the fish caught bigger and bigger.”




For More Information:

Jon Buzby, director of media relations

Office: (302) 831-3484; Cell: (302) 740-1033



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