ORLANDO, Fla., March 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs, celebrated that the largest-ever USA Games are only three months away with all-new announcements and news, including fundraisers and Games Ambassadors. The USA Games, held June 5-12, 2022, marked the countdown milestone by celebrating Jersey Mike’s nationwide Month of Giving campaign, shared Games week branding on two Games-wrapped LYNX buses, and introduced Superstars from WWE and Special Olympics Florida athletes.
The milestone marks the final months until 5,500 Special Olympics athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners, as well as 10,000 volunteers and approximately 100,000 plus spectators, attend the USA Games in Orlando.
Joe Dzaluk, USA Games President & CEO, said, “The next three months will provide big opportunities for our athletes to shine and bring attention to the mission of inclusion and the largest-ever USA Games in history. We have phenomenal support from partners such as Jersey Mike’s Subs, who launched their nationwide fundraiser earlier this month, benefitting the Games. WWE has pledged to use its vast resources in support of the Games. Now it’s time for our community to volunteer, save the date in their calendar and make plans to be a part of our Games.”
Peter Cancro, Founder & CEO of Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, Inc., said, “We’ve been involved with Special Olympics since 1975, and it is an honor for Jersey Mike’s to be the presenting partner of the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games. We support the organization’s mission to foster inclusivity and help its athletes shine on and off the field.”
Additional highlights and announcements include:
WWE Superstar Bianca Belair Highlights Commitment to Promote the USA Games
WWE Superstar USA Games Ambassador announcements; Drew McIntyre, Bianca Belair, The Alpha Academy (Otis and Chad Gable). Leading into the USA Games, WWE Superstars will meet with athletes…