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Veterans High Hosts Special Olympics Winter Games

Veterans High Hosts Special Olympics Winter Games

 

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – Special Olympics Winter Games will be held Jan. 18, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to about 2:00 p.m. at Veterans High School in the gym.  About 150 students in grades six through 12 have signed up to participate in the basketball competition.  The event will begin with a short program welcoming the student athletes, parents and teachers, followed by an introduction of each school.

This is the first time the school system will hold the Winter Olympics.  The event will allow student athletes the opportunity to qualify for the State Winter Special Olympics Games which will be held Jan. 25 - 27, 2013, in Atlanta.  About 20 Houston County youth will qualify for the state event during the local games. 

When not competing, the students will enjoy “Fun City” upstairs in the gym.  There will be face painting, arts and crafts and more for the young student athletes. 

5K Run to Benefit English Teacher at Perry High School

5K Run to Benefit English Teacher at Perry High School

An English teacher at Perry High School has recently been diagnosed with cancer.

'Operation Arresting Hunger' to Raise Money for Families in Need

'Operation Arresting Hunger' to Raise Money for Families in Need

 

The Houston County Sheriff's Office Detention Center Transport Section is teaming up with Perry Chick-fil-A October 27th 11am-4pm for " Operation Arresting Hunger" to be held at the Chick-fil A in Perry on Sam Nun Blvd.

The money raised will be used purchase a complete Thanksgiving meals for needy families in the community. The chick-fil-A cow will be there to help support the car wash.  Our goal is to raise enough money to provide as many complete meals as possible.  Please come on out and help support this cause to make sure those needing help have a real Thanksgiving Meal.  


51 Percent Off Big Indian Paintball

51 Percent Off Big Indian Paintball

 

Happy Monday! It's time for some fun in Perry:

 

The Deal

• $22 for paintball and equipment ($45 value)

Perry Native to Compete in Paralympics

Perry Native to Compete in Paralympics

 

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The 2012 London Paralympics begin Wednesday, and several Georgians are hoping to bring home the gold at the Games.

Learn who to root for here: