Florida Publix Employee Learns He Has Qualified for 2022 Special Olympics
James "JR" Lobinsky, who has Autism, has been working at a St. Augustine-area Publix for 12 years, Was surprised the other day. when his co-workers formed a circle, holding a sign letting him he had been selected to compete in the games.
JR, will be doing a pentathlon, which includes an 800-meter run, high jumps, and long jumps.
The Special Olympics will be held in Orlando from June 5 to June 12 at Exploria Stadium. It provides year-round sports training and competition for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate.