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Special Olympics Minnesota seeks volunteers for Cloquet competition

Last year's event drew many participants and volunteers. File art

Special Olympics Minnesota is seeking volunteers in the Carlton County area to help run a track and field competition scheduled for Saturday, May 18, at the Cloquet High School track facility. Volunteers are needed to help with timing, staging, escorts, field events, and awards. The event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers can work the entire day or in shifts.

If you are interested in volunteering at the event or in learning more about Special Olympics Minnesota in the Duluth-Cloquet area, contact Devin Kaasa at 1-800-783-7732 ext. 265 or

Special Olympics Minnesota provides year-round sports training and competition in 17 Olympic-type sports for more than 7,500 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Through Special Olympics' athletic, health and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities and the world.