Service Opportunity
Special Olympics Basketball Skills

Friday, October 25, 2019 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (1.5 hour shifts available)

For more than a decade Dunwoody Rotarians have helped Peachtree Charter Middle School host a Basketball Skills Clinic and Competition for 200+ students representing special needs programs in all DeKalb County middle schools. This year’s event will be hosted on October 25 by the faculty and staff of Sequoyah Middle School, 3456 Aztec Rd, Doraville, GA 30340.The same event, just a different location.

What will Rotary Volunteers do?

Working in teams of two or three, Rotarian volunteers will help conduct the team competition (as scorekeepers and assistants) and offer encouragement and support to the student participants. Rotary’s presence helps make this event possible for 200+ student and teacher participants.

How do I sign up?

Volunteers may sign up by selecting a shift (below) and sending email or text to Kathy Brandt –, 404-797-0705.

  • Shift #1 9:30am – 11:00am
  • Shift #2 11:00am – 12:30 pm
  • Shift #3 9:30am – 12:30 pm (both shifts)

Why is this event important?

The mission of Special Olympics can be summarized by the following description: “Transforming Lives Through Sports”. Through participation in athletics, Special Olympics athletes learn life skills that transfer to home, community, school, workplace. The rewards from participation as a volunteer for this event are “priceless”.

Thank you, Rotarians! Thank you for donating your time to make this experience possible.Be prepared to have fun, make a difference and to be inspired!

Kathy Brandt


Q & A

Where is Sequoyah Middle School?

Sequoyah Middle School is located in Doraville, just off of Shallowford Rd. just inside the I-285, 15-minutes from Perimeter Mall.3456 Aztec Rd., Doraville, Ga 30340.

What relationship does the Rotary Club of Dunwoody have with Sequoyah Middle School?

1)Students and teachers from Sequoyah have always participated in Basketball Skills Day when the event was held at Peachtree Middle School. They have appreciated and benefited from our help at this event.2) RCD’s good partner, Dresden Elementary School, is a feeder school for Sequoyah. Students from Dresden, RCD’s partner for more than 20 years, attend Sequoyah for 6th, 7th and 8th grades.3) In years past, RCD has taught Junior Achievement classes at Sequoyah.

Posted by Kathy Brandt
September 25, 2019