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Oglesby athlete to speak in Chicago Saturday

Posted by wlpo on October 24, 2015

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 Saturday night.

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.

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