Chairperson of the Catalina Community Special Olympics Fundraising Committee, Lisa Marie Chavez says the committee has been consistently raising money to support Special Olympics Arizona beginning at the Lariat when they raised $500. This year, the goal is $30,000.
The committee would like to encourage people in the Catalina and Oro Valley area to participate and invite them to be on the committee. They meet every Monday at the Catalina Inn 15691 N. Oracle Road at 5:30 pm.
The committee is planning the 2014 fundraisers, which consist of a pancake breakfast in January, lobster raffle in February, polar plunge in March, main event April 26 and a golf tournament in May.