September 22, 2023

Going for the Gold


The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games were held June 5-12 at Disney World in Orlando Florida this year. This was the largest USA games in history, bringing 5500 athletes and their coaches from all 50 states and parts of the Caribbean. Seekonk resident Heather Wyrostek and her Dad Frank were part of this exciting event. They were bocce players on Team Rhode Island. Congratulations go to Heather for earning a Gold medal in bocce singles on Tuesday. She and her dad also finished with a silver in unified doubles and a bronze in team play later in the week. Heather has been a Special Olympian for 26 years. She also attends Cooperative Productions in N Dighton Ma. Heather also just celebrated 15 years of employment at Starbucks in Seekonk


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