On Wednesday, a Special Olympic Flag will leave from Sault Ste. Marie to travel around Ontario. It be on display from noon to 1pm in the City Hall lobby where the public are invited to sign the flag. At 1pm there will be a flag raising ceremony.
The flag is one of 6 flags that will travel Ontario to raise awareness of the Special Olympics Championships this summer.
The movement of the flags throughout the province will be completed by mid-May in time for the 2016 Special Olympics Provincial School Championships in Durham Region (June 1 – 3). The six flags, along with salutation books will be on display during the Championships.
This event is sponsored and co-ordinated by the Knights of Columbus of Ontario. The next stop for the flag is Elliot Lake.