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Local Non-Profit partners with Special Olympics to help athletes achieve their dreams to compete

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  • Written By: Kern Medical

Local non-profit Athlete’s Advantage Academy (A3) teams up with Special Olympics Southern California, Kern County Region to provide a wellness program for local athletes eligible to compete in the Special Olympics.

The 12-week program begins Thursday December 6th, at A3’s headquarters and will provide athletes and their families guidance and support as they pursue their dreams of competition.

The program will give participants a better understanding of diet, nutrition, wellness and the keys to leading a healthy lifestyle.  The weekly program will run through February with classes every Wednesday night at 5:30 PM.  This program is free for all participants.

Kern Medical is dedicated to the health and wellness of all residents in Kern County and is a proud partner of A3.

What: Health and Wellness Program kickoff for athletes eligible to compete in the Special Olympics

Where: 5203 Young Street Bakersfield, CA 93311

When:  5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

About A3:  Athlete’s Advantage Academy is dedicated to radically optimizing human health, physical fitness, and athletic performance through research, education and services for people of all ages and abilities.  This mission is delivered through youth development programs, sustainable health management solutions, and recreational, club and team sports.   A3 is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

About Special Olympics: Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to 5.7 million athletes and Unified Sports partners in 172 countries.

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Miranda Whitworth

Manager of Communications and PR

Kern Medical