Fundraiser to help local athlete attend World Special Olympics

By Patrick Fisher, Staff Writer

Matthew Schoenbauer, son of Leroy and Pam Schoenbauer of rural New Prague, has been riding horses since age two.

Now an eighth grader at New Prague Middle School he has been chosen to represent Minnesota as an equestrian rider at the 2011 World Special Olympics in Athens, Greece.

To help him attend the event in June, a fundraiser is being held from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at the KC Hall, 411 Fourth Ave. SW in New Prague. The event includes a spaghetti supper, silent auction, bake sale and special events.

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