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Santos volunteers at Special Olympics opening ceremony


20 Apr 2010

The crowd was entertained by live performances.

Employees handed out Santos clappers to the audience.

Santos employees volunteered at the opening ceremony of the 2010 Special Olympics Australia National Games in Adelaide on Monday, 19 April.

The 28 volunteers helped organisers during the hours leading up to the ceremony and handed out Santos clappers to the audience. The ceremony was held at the Distinctive Homes Dome and featured live performances, the parade of athletes, the athletes’ oath, the lighting of the cauldron and the official opening by South Australian Governor Kevin Scarce.

Well done and thank you to all employees who took part: Andrew Johnston, Angela Catlett, Cangie Wu, Claire Behan, Craig Fraser, Grant Hensley, Helena Wu, Hugh Banister, James Fiebig, Jane Cahill, Jilio Olalla, Jodie Pilgrim, Kelli Guy, Khalee Field, Lanair Hedger-Smith, Laura Blake, Luciana Silva, Mathias Satyagraha, Matteo Rizzi, Michelle Wales, Patricia Morotti, Rachael Hill, Ron McNab, Sarah McDonnell, Scott Knoblauch, Stephenie DeNichilo, Vaughan Lewis, and Wilf Lammerink.

Santos is a proud sponsor of the Special Olympics Australia ninth National Games, which are be held in Adelaide from 19-24 April. More than 850 athletes with an intellectual disability are competing for the chance to be chosen to represent Australia at the 2010 Special Olympics Summer World Games in Athens, Greece.

Santos’ sponsorship is part of the company’s community strategy to support events that have a positive impact in the community and promote a healthy lifestyle.

Filed under: Employee achievements, Health, South Australia


  1. It is very happy!

    by Jewelry Wednesday, 5 May 2010 3:35 PM

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