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Oglesby athlete getting state recognition at Special Olympics Gala

Posted by wlpo on October 23, 2015

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Oglesby Special Olympian Kelli Ewbank is the featured athlete at this year’s Special Olympics of Illinois “Inspire Greatness Gala” in Chicago. The 25-year-old will tell her story to the crowd gathered at Four Seasons in Chicago.

Ewbank has been an athlete since 2006, competing at the state level in aquatics, bocce, bowling and basketball. She also finds time to help with swim lessons at the Illinois Valley YMCA.  This past summer, Ewbank won the Special Olympics gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle swim.

For more information about Ewbank and this weekend’s gala, click Ewbank Gala

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