The 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games were hosted in Thunder Bay this past January. These Games were an incredible experience, especially for their dedication to ensuring athletes were front and centre, serving as co-Master of Ceremonies, hosting fundraisers and their one of a kind Cheer Squad.
A special thanks to many Ontario Torch Run ambassadors who took on key roles throughout the Games. Our thanks to: Games Vice Chairs Retired Chief JP Levesque and Sergeant Julie Tilbury, Warren Giertuga who co-chaired the Draft and Athlete program that fundraised over $280,000! Thanks as well to CBSA Member Tara Bottan and Ministry of Natural Resources Officer Keith Nutley for leading the LETR Final Leg, Sgt. Bill Pollock who heading up the Main Operations Centre, Inspector Ryan Gibson for assistance on the Draft an Athlete program as well as Constable Jeff Saunders for coordinating the final leg run into the Opening Ceremonies.
Check out http://specialolympics2020.com/ for more details on these fantastic Games!