Dream Builders: Special Olympics Summer Games a Dream Come True Event
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on August 19, 2016, August 19, 2016

' Dream Builders” is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults.

The latest episode features a behind-the-scenes look at the 47th annual Special Olympics Texas Summer Games and the inspirational journey of athlete Jordan Carter. This event offered more than 2,800 athletes with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to compete on a state-wide scale at the University of Texas at Arlington and surrounding venues May 26-29.

47th annual Special Olympics Texas Summer Games at UTA' s Maverick Stadium May 26-29, 2016.

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During the Games, athletes from more than 17 regional areas across Texas contended in track and field, basketball, cycling, soccer, tennis and gymnastics.

More than 300 fundraising efforts throughout the year supported the four-day competition, which is the largest event for Special Olympics Texas.

The City' s Office of Communication develops programming for MyArlingtonTV. Viewers can find MyArlingtonTV programs on the following cable systems: Time Warner Channel 16 and ATT U-Verse channel 99, and streaming capabilities at www.arlington-tx.gov.

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