Special Olympics’ Sizzling Shootout Coming to Cape Girardeau

basketballEveryone is invited to participate in the SOMO Sizzling Shootout basketball competition in Cape Girardeau, from 3-5 p.m. on April 4, at the Banterra Centre parking lot, 1650 North Kingshighway. Event co-sponsors are the Southeast Area Special Olympics (SOMO) and Banterra Bank.

For each shot made, Banterra Bank will donate $2.50 to Special Olympics. When a SOMO athlete steps up and makes the shot Banterra Bank will double the donation.

The event helps kick off Banterra Bank’s Grand Opening festivities at their new Cape Girardeau location.

Special Olympics Missouri is a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. More than 16,000 athletes participate in 21 Olympic-type sports throughout the state.  Special Olympics provides people with intellectual disabilities continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, and experience joy as they participate in the sharing of gifts and friendship with their fellow athletes, their family and friends, and communities across Missouri.

For more information about the Banterra Bank and SOMO Sizzling Shootout, please contact Penny Williams at 573-339-6733 or email williams@somo.org.