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CPSA young workers met with local Special Olympics team

CPSA youths meet special olympics team members

The local Special Olympics team met with the Caribbean Public Service Association (CPSA) young workers for an afternoon of games at the Brades Primary School on Wednesday. The activity was part of the CPSA community outreach agenda during their visit on island for the 42nd CPSA annual conference held from July 22-27.

During the visit the group engaged in a friendly game of Bocce and long jump with the special Olympians in the school yard. The activity was one of many planned activities that were part of the group’s community outreach agenda which included: a street lime in the Salem community and a grand food fair at the Good Life Night Club in Little Bay.

Special Olympics president, Merle Galloway

President of the Special Olympics Association Ms. Merle Galloway described the afternoon as one that allowed the Special athletes to display their athletic ability. She said, “I’m happy to always give members of the community the opportunity to see what our special athletes can do and realize that they are no different from anybody else and realize that they can make positive contributions to the community.”

Representative of the St. Lucia Civil Service Association and key organizer of the activity Mr. Emmanus Alfred said that the aim of the afternoon’s session was to give the delegates the opportunity to interact with the community groups and encourage them to make positive contributions in the community.

Emmanus Alfred

 

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CPSA youths meet special olympics team members

The local Special Olympics team met with the Caribbean Public Service Association (CPSA) young workers for an afternoon of games at the Brades Primary School on Wednesday. The activity was part of the CPSA community outreach agenda during their visit on island for the 42nd CPSA annual conference held from July 22-27.

During the visit the group engaged in a friendly game of Bocce and long jump with the special Olympians in the school yard. The activity was one of many planned activities that were part of the group’s community outreach agenda which included: a street lime in the Salem community and a grand food fair at the Good Life Night Club in Little Bay.

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Special Olympics president, Merle Galloway

President of the Special Olympics Association Ms. Merle Galloway described the afternoon as one that allowed the Special athletes to display their athletic ability. She said, “I’m happy to always give members of the community the opportunity to see what our special athletes can do and realize that they are no different from anybody else and realize that they can make positive contributions to the community.”

Representative of the St. Lucia Civil Service Association and key organizer of the activity Mr. Emmanus Alfred said that the aim of the afternoon’s session was to give the delegates the opportunity to interact with the community groups and encourage them to make positive contributions in the community.

Emmanus Alfred