What: Triangle Rock Club hosts Over the Edge for Special Olympics NC Interest Party
When: Sunday, Aug 16
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: 102 Pheasant Wood Court, Morrisville, NC
Description: Interested Over the Edge participants will rappel from the Triangle Rock Club’s 40 foot climbing wall Sunday, Aug. 16 when the Triangle Rock Club partners with Special Olympics North Carolina to host an Over the Edge interest party! This rappelling experience will give attendees the confidence they need or the preparation they want to go Over the Edge for Special Olympics on Oct. 2 & 3. Over the Edge is a Special Olympics NC fundraiser where participants have the opportunity to rappel 30 stories from the Wells Fargo Capitol Center skyscraper in Downtown Raleigh.
Dinner will be provided to participants. Jersey Mike’s Subs will be generously providing chips and sandwiches. And for dessert, Cafe Carolina and Bakery will kick off their 7th annual cookie promotion to benefit Special Olympics NC. For each $1 donation, patrons will receive a free fresh-baked large cookie and all proceeds benefit Special Olympics NC. Donations will be accepted for the experience and hospitality.
WRAL/FOX 50 news anchor Lynda Loveland will be in attendance at the Triangle Rock Club and will use the rappel as practice for her Oct. 2nd rappel live during the WRAL noon newscast.
Over the Edge information and event registration will also be available onsite. Interested individuals may also register for Over the Edge online at www.overtheedgenc.com.
About Special Olympics North Carolina
Special Olympics North Carolina offers year-round sports training and competition for nearly 40,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. These athletes inspire greatness through their success and provide motivation to the thousands of coaches, sports officials, local program committee members and event organizers involved in Special Olympics statewide. SONC offers Olympic-type competition in 19 sports on local and state levels. Visit Special Olympics North Carolina at www.specialolympicsnc.com. Engage with us on http://twitter.com/sonc_beafan; http://www.facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsNC and http://www.youtube.com/BeAFanSONC.
About the NC Law Enforcement Torch Run
The North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run is a year-long effort to raise funds for Special Olympics North Carolina. Officers run a 16-day relay passing the Flame of Hope across the state. The relay culminates in the lighting of the cauldron to begin the SONC Summer Games. The Torch Run has raised more than $19 million for SONC since the late 1980’s. Special Olympics North Carolina provides year-round sports training and competition for nearly 40,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics North Carolina is one of the largest Special Olympics programs in the world.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is officially endorsed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Sheriff’s Association, the North Carolina Sheriff’s Association, the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, the National Association of School Resource Officers, the NC Association of School Resource Officers, the NC Department of Justice and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.