Mangano: Games for the Physically Challenged Will Open With Ceremony Tonight

Uniondale, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano reminds residents that the Opening Ceremony for the Nassau County Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged will take place today, June 1st at the Mitchel Athletic Complex Butler Building at 6:30 p.m.  Competition and demonstrations are Friday and Saturday at Mitchel Athletic Complex and Nassau Community College.

With the generous support of various corporations, more than 1,000 athletes will compete in track, field, slalom, archery, swimming, wheelchair basketball and table tennis.  Participants, ranging from ages 5 to 21, face disabilities including blindness, visual impairments, deafness, hearing impairments, spinal cord injuries, amputations, cerebral palsy, dwarfism and other physical challenges.

WHEN:

TODAY

Thursday, June 1st

6:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Mitchel Athletic Complex

Butler Building

1 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard

Uniondale, NY

 

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