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November 29, 2013 | Europe Eurasia: Israel

Israel Signs Two New Partnerships

By Reuven Astrachan

The partnerships with the Hapoel Tel Aviv Football Club and with the Israel Bowling Federation were signed on November 6th in Tel Aviv in the presence of Mary Davis, Regional President of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia.

Special Olympics Israel has just signed two new partnerships that are set to significantly expand the organization and open greater opportunities for athletes with intellectual disabilities in football and bowling. Special Olympics athletes from the "Etgar" Hostel gave musical performances at both signings, which were also co-emceed by a Special Olympics athlete. The cooperation with the Israel Bowling Federation will take the form of joint training sessions between Special Olympics athletes and Federation bowlers, the provision of professional equipment by the Federation, and the establishment of a National Unified League. The cooperation with the Mifalot - Hapoel Tel Aviv will take the form of joint professional conferences, joint soccer competitions with children active in Mifalot, hosting Hapoel Tel Aviv Football Team games and also unified games between the children of both organizations. Another agreement will be signed in the near future with the Israel Football Federation

About Reuven Astrachan: I am responsible for Branding, Marketing and Communications at Special Olympics Israel.

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