Sports Bash Hits Wilkes University

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A group in Wilkes-Barre is warming up for a sports bash for a special cause. Zebra Communications, the student-run public relations firm at Wilkes University, is hosting a sport filled event to benefit the Special Olympics Athletes of Luzerne County.

Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey visited the school Friday to learn more about how the weekend event will play out. It includes plenty of activities including kickball, basketball, and a dance party co-sponsored by Wilkes University's Dance Team.


  • WHEN: Sunday, November 20
  • TIME: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • WHERE: Wilkes University Center on Main (UCOM). It's the facility connected to Starbucks located on the corner of South Main Street and South Washington Street in Wilkes-Barre.
  • COST: $5.00
  • WHY: To raise money for the Special Olympics of Luzerne County.

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