American Truck Historical Soc. donates to Special Olympics

Margaret Hurlbert
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American Truck Historical Society Heartland Chapter President Jim Zemlicka and members Dennis Simon and Mike Harbison Jr. presented a $1,000 donation to Special Olympics of Muscatine. Athletes Chris, Danielle, and Eric and coach Tim Atkins accepted the donation at the Muscatine Soccer Complex May 28.

MUSCATINE, Iowa–Before several members of Special Olympics Muscatine left to compete in the USA Games, the American Truck Historical Society Heartland Chapter, which Mike Pagel and Robert Ward founded in Muscatine in around 1985, presented them with a $1,000 check. The chapter which has supported a variety of good causes over the years, wanted to help Muscatine’s athletes because member Dennis Simon has seen first-hand how Special Olympics benefits athletes, as his son has participated in it for many years and because competition at the national level comes with many expenses to cover.

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