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Volunteers needed for bowling tourney

Published 6:31pm Saturday, September 22, 2012

With the recent change from Southpark Lanes in Owatonna to Echo Lanes in Austin for the Special Olympics Minnesota Area 10 Bowling tournament on Saturday, Oct. 13, it is up to The Arc to recruit volunteers to help make this tournament run as smooth as possible.

We are looking for around 100 volunteers to help with lane monitoring, awards, lunch and dinner shift and with set-up/clean-up. If you are interested in volunteering, please email for more details.


Don’t forget the Annual Member and Family Picnic

Join us for the last summer event celebrating The Arc’s 60th Anniversary. The Arc will provide all of the fixings…hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, beverage and dessert. Games and prize drawings will also be available. Please contact the office at 507-433-8994 or if you are interested in attending.

Self-Advocates, Supporters and Donors, Family Members, Board Members, Volunteers are all invited to attend.

Upcoming Events

• Oct. 6: USEM’s Customer Appreciation to Benefit The Arc of Mower County.

•Oct. 15: The Down Syndrome Connection Pumpkin Party, from 6 to 8 p.m.

amey Helgeson is the Program Director at The Arc Mower County and can be reached at or by calling 507-433-8994, Extension 102. You can also visit our website ( and follow us on Facebook (

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