DuPont Sponsors 49th Annual Special Olympics Delaware Summer Games

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Celebrates 25 years of enriching lives through health, education and sporting competition.

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Our 25-year support of the Summer Games is just one example of how DuPont combines our commitment to our communities with the passion of our employees to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people around the world.

For the 25th consecutive year, DuPont proudly served as the presenting sponsor of this year’s Special Olympics Delaware Summer Games, held June 14-15 at the University of Delaware’s David Nelson athletic complex.

Nearly 650 athletes from across the state competed in six sports over the two-day event. Daryl Roberts, DuPont Chief Operations & Engineering Officer, officially launched the Games at the Opening Ceremonies, and over 100 employees from DuPont and Corteva Agriscience volunteered throughout the weekend.

“DuPont is proud to continue a legacy of impact in our headquarters’ community,” said Alexa Dembek, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer. “Our 25-year support of the Summer Games is just one example of how DuPont combines our commitment to our communities with the passion of our employees to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people around the world. We look forward to cheering on the talents of these determined athletes for years to come.”

"DuPont always strives to make a difference in our movement above and beyond its financial support of Summer Games. Their employees volunteer at our events, coach in our area programs, participate in our fundraisers and take leadership roles on our Summer Games committee,” said Ann Grunert, Executive Director, Special Olympics Delaware. “We are fortunate to have a partner such as DuPont, with such broad community presence, demonstrates such compassion, actively working to make their community a better place to live and, by their example, engaging those around them to do the same.”

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