Special Olympics Iowa

Event Area: 
Capitol Building
Event Location: 
1st Floor Rotunda - East
Event Date: 
Mar 1 2017 - 7:00am to 3:00pm
Organization/Sponsor/Department: 
Special Olympics Iowa
Applicant's Name: 
Bryan Coffey
Applicant's Phone: 
515 986 5520 x 119 or 986 5530
Event Type: 
Public Event
Expected Attendance: 
25 or Less
Add'l Information: 
Employees from the Special Olympics State Office will come to the Capitol to raise awareness about the the hurtful effects of the "r" word that impacts every single one of our athletes and those who love them. This is a nationwide movement known as Spread the Word to End the Word. Special Olympics Iowa deeply appreciates all the support we receive on this day from our local legislators. As done in years past, staff will come and set up tables and signage, bring a banner for supporters to sign, bracelets, stickers, etc. Cupcakes will be donated from an outside vendor to the event. We will order lunch from the Capitol. We would like to request to have the Governor sign the Proclamation the day of the event if scheduling permits. We would like to have a time designated for our Special Olympics Athletes to publicly speak on the 1st floor rotunda. If is not possible, then we would like to request a time with the Speaker of the House for one of our Special Olympic Athletes to present a short speech. Group will have a presentation andl provide all necessary equipment including podium and sound system.