SPRING HILL, FL - Oak Hill Hospital announces that it is the site-host for the Special Olympics of Hernando County's Celebration of Athletes on Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 10 am to noon. The celebration will be held at the Oak Hill Hospital Graduate Medical Education Center, 11307 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida 34613.
The celebration honors the memory of Mark Swiconek. Mark was a long time Special Olympics athlete and leader whose life was devoted to serving. He was employed at Oak Hill Hospital and he was an active member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church and Toastmasters International.
The celebration will include:
- Athlete procession with Knights of Columbus from St. Theresa Catholic Church
- Volunteer recognition honoring outstanding volunteers and coaches
- Athlete information and volunteer opportunities
Those who attend will have an opportunity to learn about the program and how to get involved.
Refreshments will be served. The event is sponsored by Special Olympics Florida - Hernando County Athlete Input Council. For additional information or to RSVP, please call 478-731-0680.
Special Olympics Florida - Hernando County wishes to extend a warm and heartfelt thanks to all sponsors, athletes, families and volunteers. Your kindness and generosity enable children and adults with intellectual disabilities to experience the joy and empowerment of participating in the year-round sports training and competition. Your contribution helps change society's perceptions and treatment of people with intellectual disabilities and helps to create a better world for all of us.