Adopt An Athlete
Adopt An Athlete Event Series Central Michigan

Adopt An Athlete
Event Series

Central Michigan University


June 29, 2016


10am- 2pm 


Finch Field
1200 S. Franklin St.,
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859


                                               Bay City Noon Optimist Club


Adopt An Athlete invites children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Great
Lakes Bay Region to participate in field day activities, have lunch, tour the campus
and hear inspirational words from Olympians that live within the state of Michigan.
The mission of the Adopt An Athlete program is to mentor, lead and positively
impact children by celebrating sports and emphasizing the importance of academic

Olympians in attendance: 

Gary Morgan (Track & Field, 1988)
Gary Morgan competed in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea in the
20k race/walk. During his career Gary has won over 17 National Championships
from 1985-2000 and has competed in countless other marathons and races.
This year Gary became President of the Michigan Chapter of the U.S. Olympians 
and Paralympians. Gary is also a writer for the Michigan Runner and has been
a highly active competitor, volunteer and media specialist for many races across
the country and the world. Gary is a world traveler and currently resides in 
Clarkston, Michigan.


If you have any questions regarding Adopt An Athlete at CMU, please e-mail:

Our goal is to raise enough money to cover 1000 athletes,
so please help if you can. Thank You!!