Patch wishes to congratulate Morristown resident Cheryl Tobia on winning a silver medal at the Area 3 Special Olympics Track & Field Meet recently held at Hackettstown High School.
The press release is below:
More than 115 Special Olympics athletes from Morris, Sussex and Warren counties took part in the Area 3 Special Olympics Track & Field Meet, held recently at Hackettstown High School.
Athletes competed in running, walking, wheelchair races, and assisted walking races. Among the volunteer groups pitching in at the event were students from Dover High School and Hackettstown High School, members of Notre Dame Alumni of New Jersey, students from Marywood University, and employees of JP Morgan Chase.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. For further information about Area 3 Special Olympics, call 973–398–6150 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.