A Special Olympic Basketball ‘March Madness’ event featuring area athletes is being planned for March 14 at North Branch Elementary School. Athletes will participate in three different basketball competitions.

We would appreciate any monetary donation any local business or individuals could make to support this competition. The donation will allow the committee to purchase t-shirts, bottles of water and snacks for all of the Special Olympic athletes.

Please make checks payable to North Branch Area Schools, memo line ‘Special Olympics’, P.O. Box 3620, 6600 Brush St., North Branch, MI 48461; Attn: Teresa Upleger.

Feel free to call me with questions or for more information at 810-688-9324. 

—Teresa Upleger, Special Olympic Basketball