Crystal D Sponsors Two Athletes for Special Olympics
St. Paul, Minnesota-based Crystal D, a supplier of crystal awards, plaques, trophies and corporate gifts, announced it is sponsoring two athletes for the 2008 Kanto Plain Special Olympics at Yokota Air Base,Japan on May 17 and 18.
Crystal D is sponsoring two male athletes participating in basketball, bowling, 200-meter run, 400-meter run, 100-meter dash, and softball throw. This sponsorship allows the athletes to participate and contributes to the athlete’s uniform costs.
The Kanto Plain Special Olympics became a private organization in 1980 and remains the only program in Japan sanctioned by Special Olympics International in Washington D.C.
“Crystal D wanted to sponsor these athletes to help support them and the mission of Special Olympics,” said company president Chuck Dahlgren. “We want to be a part of empowering these athletes and support the Special Olympics to help them reach their full potential.”
About Crystal D:
Crystal D has been a leading supplier of corporate crystal awards and recognition products to the promotional products industry for more than 15 years. Crystal D offers nearly 1,000 elegant and innovative corporate crystal awards, plaques, trophies, desktop items and corporate gifts.
For more information on Crystal D, visit www.crystal-d.com
About the 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. Special Olympics offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round training and competition in 30 Olympic-type summer and winter sports.
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