Burbank serves as “Host Town” for Special Olympics World Games

Burbank announced today that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games “Host Town” program from July 21 – 24, 2015. Before the Special Olympics World Games begin on July 25, 2015, more than 7,000 athletes from 177 countries will be welcomed to Southern California through the “Host Town” program.  One hundred communities from San Luis Obispo to San Diego have been honored as official Host Towns.

The Host Town program has been an important element of the Special Olympics World Games since 1995, and the experience has left a lasting and positive impression on local communities in Ireland, Japan, China, Greece, South Korea and the United States, all of which have previously organized Host Town programs as part of the Special Olympics World Games.

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