Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games Opening Ceremonies

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OrlandoSentinel.com—Opening Ceremonies for the Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games at ESPN Wide World of Sports on Friday, May 18, 2018. Before the ceremonies, a gathering was held to announce Orlando as host city for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel)

Orlando chosen to host Special Olympics USA Summer Games in 2022, brings $61 million impact. Special Olympics plans to announce Friday that Orlando will host the organization’s USA Summer Games in 2022, a coveted sporting event that promises to have a $61 million impact on Central Florida’s economy. “Our athletes are over the moon excited the USA games will be here,” Sherry Wheelock, president/CEO...