Versailles, In. — Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties (SOIN-ROD) is holding a breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, April 14th from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the South Ripley Elementary School. Proceeds from the breakfast will support Special Olympics athletes competing in the 2019 Summer Games at Indiana State University in Terra Haute this June.The cost is a free-will offering. Pancakes, sausage, biscuits and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, pastries, orange juice, milk and coffee will be served. This is the fifth year the local program of Special Olympics has held the fundraiser. New to the event is an Easter egg hunt at 12:30 p.m. for children under the age of twelve and a visit by the Easter Bunny.Special Olympics athletes have already began training for Summer Games in the sports of bowling, bocce, powerlifting, swimming, track and field and volleyball. This year, approximately 90 athletes are planning to compete at the Games. Athletes attending will spend three days in the Indiana State University dormitories and compete against athletes across the state.It’s important to note that Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties does not receive any federal or state funds and soley relies on the generosity of its supporters, fundraisers and grants. The federal funds earmarked for Special Olympics that were threaten to be removed for the federal education budget last month, are funds used for Special Olympics school programs across the U.S., such as the Champions Together school program in Indiana.For more information, visit soindiana-rod.org.