EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The SIUE men's and women's basketball teams will welcome some special guests to the Vadalabene Center on Dec. 30th.
There will be a free Special Olympics clinic from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. featuring the Cougar basketball teams.
"We are very excited about the opportunity to host a clinic for Special Olympics," said SIUE women's basketball Head Coach Paula Buscher. "We feel it is very important to give back to our community and working with fellow athletes is a great fit for us. These athletes work hard. To have the opportunity to interact with our men's and women's teams will be a win for all of us."
Special Olympics athletes can register for the event through the Regional Office by calling 618-654-6680.
The clinic includes drills, healthy living information, pictures with Eddie the Cougar as well as SIUE team pictures and autographs.