BrightStone Adults Show Courage & Commitment at Special Olympics

FRANKLIN, TN— BrightStone adults recently competed in the Special Olympics, held at Brentwood High School. BrightStone had competitors in the men’s and women’s softball throw,  bocce ball games, 25 meter wheelchair race, 25 meter assisted walk, 50 meter run and 25 meter walk. Abby on the bocce court “Preparing for the Special Olympics games each spring is a highlight for our adults.  They enjoy preparing and participating, always anxious to see friends.  They also love to demonstrate their determination, courage and commitment with their very best attempt in the events in which they are competing,” commented Dru Victory, Program Coordinator.  “Our staff, families, volunteers and supporters always enjoy attending and being their cheerleaders!” BrightStone is a resource in the community providing job training and employment opportunities for adults who are developmentally disabled. If you are interested in learning more, scheduling a tour, or scheduling a visit from the BrightStone Choir for your church or civic organization, please contact Elizebeth Tucker, Associate Director of Development, by phone at 790-4888 or by email at elizebeth.tucker@brightstone.org. To learn more about BrightStone, visit www.brightstone.org.
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