Volunteers will be key to hosting Summer Games

In this 2005 file photo, a runner races to the finish line during the Special Olympics at Stocker Stadium. On June 1–2 of 2013, the Summer Games will move to Grand Junction and the primary venue is Colorado Mesa University, with the track and field competition at Stocker Stadium. The Summer Games were previously held at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, where it was held the past 10 years, bringing in about $280,000 a year to the local economy.



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In this 2005 file photo, a runner races to the finish line during the Special Olympics at Stocker Stadium. On June 1–2 of 2013, the Summer Games will move to Grand Junction and the primary venue is Colorado Mesa University, with the track and field competition at Stocker Stadium. The Summer Games were previously held at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, where it was held the past 10 years, bringing in about $280,000 a year to the local economy.

Julie Fite knows 2013 is going to be a little bit busier for her than usual, and that’s just fine. The Western Area manager for Special Olympics Colorado will be one of the point people…




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