The 35th annual Gala, Festival of Trees to benefit Special Olympics Wyoming athletes is an auction of fully decorated holiday trees and wreaths. All auction items are donated by individuals and businesses. The event begins at 6:00 pm with refreshments; cocktails and hors-d'oeuvres. The live auction will kick off with auctioneer Heidi Foy at 7:00 pm.
Goal: Special Olympics Wyoming athletes will share their stories of strength and courage throughout the evening, and the event will raise much-needed funds and awareness for Special Olympics Wyoming’s statewide programs while educating an audience of more than 300 guests about the inclusion revolution, and the mission of the organization.
Tickets: Will be announced when available for purchase.
Format: Greeted by Special Olympics Wyoming athletes, guests will enjoy strolling among beautifully decorated holiday trees, wreaths and gift packages. Will have the opportunity to bid on these live and silent auction items while sampling hors-d'oeuvres, desserts and cocktails from local restaurants and eateries.
Auctioneer: Heidi Foy
Master of Ceremonies: TBA
Special Guests: TBA
Special Olympics Wyoming Mission:
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Who we are: Special Olympics Wyoming is designated as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization by the Internal Revenue Service. Special Olympics Wyoming provides year-round opportunities for sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Currently over 1,600 athletes and thousands of volunteers, family members, and friends take part in the activities of Special Olympics Wyoming.