Eight Special Olympians and their coaches are headed to the 2017 SOBC Summer Games, July 6,7 and 8 in Kamloops. BOWLING: Thomas Bell, Mike Bruce, Mike Cook, Wayne Jones, Jay Melnick and Coach Lynn Smith GOLF: Al Cummings. SWIMMING: Liam Donnelly, Chris Paulson and Coaches Samantha Nawalkowski and Megan Pilla. Missing from photo: Thomas Bell, Wayne Jones, Mike Bruce and Coach Samantha Nawalkowski. (Submitted)

Exciting times for Special Olympics BC Castlegar athletes

Eight Special Olympians and their coaches are headed to the 2017 SOBC Summer Games.

Eight Special Olympians and their coaches are headed to the 2017 SOBC Summer Games, July 6,7 and 8 in Kamloops.

BOWLING: Thomas Bell, Mike Bruce, Mike Cook, Wayne Jones, Jay Melnick and Coach Lynn Smith GOLF: Al Cummings.

SWIMMING: Liam Donnelly, Chris Paulson and Coaches Samantha Nawalkowski and Megan Pilla.

Missing from photo: Thomas Bell, Wayne Jones, Mike Bruce and Coach Samantha Nawalkowski.