Cincinnati, OH – Kings Hammer Soccer Club hosted the 17th annual Special Olympics soccer event at its Four Seasons fields on Kellogg Avenue. Almost 100 athletes from Ohio and Kentucky played matches throughout the day. Dozens of current Kings Hammer players and their families cheered the athletes from the sidelines and from the team benches.
Kings Hammer presented from Special Olympics with a $2,000 donation. Jeff Berding, President of Kings Hammer commented, “The mission of The Special Olympics to provide a variety of athletic experiences allowing these athletes to express the courage needed to compete while also experiencing the joy of sports is why we do this event every year.”
Remke Biggs graciously donated hundreds of bottles of water and The Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleaders came out to cheer on the athletes.
About Kings Hammer Soccer Club
KINGS HAMMER SC is a non-profit, 501c3 organization affiliated with Ohio South Youth Soccer Association and Kentucky Youth Soccer Association. The Kings Hammer Soccer Club (KHSC) is a merger that unifies soccer at all levels in the Tri-State area. It brings together soccer athletes from two of the area’s best, most recognized youth soccer clubs in the Tri-State; Kings Soccer Academy and Hammer FC. The Kings Hammer Soccer Club takes pride in the growth of club members as athletes, students, and responsible young men and women.
About Special Olympics
Special Olympics is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition to 3.7 million adults and children with intellectual disabilities in more than 180 countries. The Special Olympics movement offers one of the world's greatest platforms for acceptance and inclusion for all people--regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or cultural differences.