Annual Torch Run set for Wednesday on Burnside Ave.

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The annual Torch Run for Special Olympics is tomorrow morning on Burnside Avenue beginning at 9 a.m., expect traffic delays in that area on morning commutes.

The mission of Special Olympics Louisiana is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.