STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford's Maya Todrin, who will represent Connecticut in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, will be honored by the Fairfield County Sports Commission and Special Olympics Connecticut at the 9th annual Sports Night awards dinner on Monday, Oct 21.
The dinner will be held at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich at 6 p.m.
Todrin, a Stamford resident and a student at the Winston Preparatory School, has been selected to represent Connecticut at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey next June. She will compete with her doubles partner in Unified tennis and will receive a special recognition award at Sports Night that is sponsored by the Darien Sport Shop.
Special Olympics Unified Sports brings athletes with and without intellectual disabilities together to play sports, gain physical fitness, develop friendships and demonstrate appreciation and respect for each other both on and off the playing field.
Over the last two years, Todrin has trained and competed in tennis with the Darien Lions Club local Special Olympics program. This summer she won a gold medal in Unified doubles at Special Olympics Connecticut’s Summer Games in New Haven.
Special Olympics Connecticut provides year-round sports training and competitions for close to 15,000 athletes of all ages.
More information about Sports Night and the Fairfield County Sports Commission is online.