Archive for Monday, June 13, 2011

Lawrence City Commission to declare ‘Brady Tanner Day’ in honor of Special Olympics athlete

June 13, 2011


Brady Tanner of Lawrence, a member of the Special Olympics Douglas County team, is one of three Kansas athletes who will compete for Team USA in the World Summer Games in Athens, Greece, later this month.

Tanner, who is a powerlifter, will leave for Greece this week.

Tuesday, the Lawrence City Commission is scheduled to read a proclamation declaring June 16 Brady Tanner Day during its meeting at 6:30 p.m.

A send-off party is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday at South Park. Tanner is scheduled to depart Saturday for Greece.

The public is invited to attend the events, and is encouraged to wear red, white and blue, wave American flags or bring a poster to show support.


frank mcguinness 6 years, 7 months ago

Brady is a GREAT young man and deserves every bit of credit for all of his accomplishments.

Go Brady

Ralph Reed 6 years, 7 months ago

Brady is a tremendous athlete and a great person. He's worked hard to become a part of Team USA.

Go Brady!

Bring home the Gold!

Deb Engstrom 6 years, 7 months ago

You can be sure that Brady will represent the city of Lawrence, KU, and LHS very well. We're proud of you Brady!!!

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