FAIRFIELD, NJ – July, 2014 Liberty Sport is honored to have played a role in supporting the athletes of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. As part of the Lions Club’s Opening Eyes program, 231 Special Olympics O athletes were fitted for a complimentary pair of Liberty Sport’s sports protective goggles.
“Thank you to everyone at Liberty Sport…I will be wearing the sports goggles to all the sports competitions,” says year-round competitor Rebecca Tincknell. Like many Special Olympics athletesans, Rebecca will be able to use her sports protective eyewear across the many sports in which she competes. “Liberty Sport has been a proud sponsor of Special Olympics for over 10 years and w. We are so proud of all the Special Olympics athletes. We’ll continue to help them compete at their highest level,” says Linda Laube, EVP of Business Development.
About Liberty Sport, Inc.
Liberty Sport, the leading manufacturer and distributor of sports protective and sun performance eyewear – functioning as the Complete Rx Sport Resource, is extraordinarily proud to celebrate its 85th year servicing the optical industry in 2014.
About Special Olympics
Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. We empower people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all. Using sports as the catalyst and programming around health and education, Special Olympics is fighting inactivity, injustice and intolerance. Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the Special Olympics movement has grown to more than 4.4 million athletes in 170 countries. With the support of more than 1.3 million coaches and volunteers, Special Olympics delivers 33 Olympic-type sports and more than 81,000 games and competitions throughout the year. Visit Special Olympics at www.specialolympics.org.