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October 11, 2013 | Latin America: Venezuela

Special Olympics Venezuela Paid Tribute to Its Founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver

By María Alejandra Pellicer

Young Athletes entering with EKS values

On 27th September 2013, in the establishments of IEE Bolivarian Zulia, the address of SP Zulia C.Occidental of Special Olympics Venezuela ( OVC ) , paid tribute to the founder of Special Olympics Inc. , Eunice Kennedy Shriver ( EKS ) in the framework of the celebration of the 2nd Local Young Athletes ™ Festival, called "Let's Play Unified to Live Unified" . The activity began with the entry of small children carrying banners with EKS values , while the master of ceremonies talked about the life and works of EKS , making it clear that if it were not for the vision of Mrs Eunice Shriver, they would not be meeting this morning celebrating Special Olympics activities; the foundation that currently supports , serves and benefits millions of people with intellectual disabilities and their families around the world . This time 50 children from 3-8 years without disability, demonstrated skills in compliance with the established routine during the Festival.

About María Alejandra Pellicer: Director of Communications and Image Special Olympics Venezuela

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