Support the Special Olympics

Thursday, 13 July 2017 by
    In her spare time Janice Lee enjoys going on walks and listening to music but the Renfrew Ontario native is an athlete in every sense of the word. Over the next few days Lee will take to the softball field for the 2017 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Summer Games. From July 13th to 16th,
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