Big Special Olympics benefit is Friday | Events
CINCINNATI (FOX19) - This year’s annual Special Olympics Hamilton County Friends & Family Sports Showcase will take place at Cincinnati Sports Club, 3950 Red Bank Road in Madisonville.
The Sports Showcase is a fundraising event for Special Olympics Hamilton County and this year’s event aims to bring over 300 athletes, family and community members together for a night of fun, including special guests Cincinnati Reds Historian Gregg Rhodes, former Bengal and radio host Artrell Hawkins, and area basketball coaches Chris Mack (Xavier University), Mick Cronin (University of Cincinnati), and Charlie Coles (Miami University, Ohio).
The Friends & Family Sports Showcase features food and drink (including cash bar), athlete demonstrations, contests and games for everyone, a silent auction, raffles, and interaction with local celebrities (see above).
SOHC is not just a one-day event but provides year-round athletic programming for 1,800 athletes with mental and developmental disabilities. SOHC prides itself on bringing 25 official sports led by over 100 qualified
coaches in the community.
SOHC is a completely donor-funded organization. For additional information on tickets or donating to Special Olympics Hamilton County, please visit www.hcso.info.
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