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Comcast Partners with Special Olympics Washington to Help Raise Awareness for Special Olympics 2018 USA Games …

LYNNWOOD, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast, a partner of Special Olympics Washington, today announced the
launch of a public service announcement (PSA) campaign, aimed at raising
awareness for the Special Olympics 2018 USA Games held in Seattle,
Washington July 1-6, 2018. The four PSA spots each feature a Washington
Special Olympics athlete who will compete in the games.

The public service announcements are part of a more than $1.7 million
cash and in-kind contribution by Comcast as a corporate sponsor of the
2018 Special Olympics USA Games and partner with Special Olympics
Washington. Click
here to watch the televised PSAs that will air Comcast Cable TV
channels and networks throughout the company’s Washington footprint.

Special Olympics athletes featured in the PSA
campaign include Francesca Ronan, Andrew Fowler, Aaron Evans and Kael
Romero:

Francesca
“Frannie” Ronan is a delightful, enthusiastic eight-year-old
gymnast from Kirkland, Washington and a member of the Seattle
Gymnastics Academy. Frannie will display her skills by competing in
events such as the balance beam, uneven bars, vaulting, and floor
exercise. She is eager to why the Special Olympics are such a
big part of her life, and how it has helped her become a confident
young athlete.

Andrew
Fowler is from Gig Harbor, Washington and is a standout member of
the Tacoma Metro Parks track and field program. Andrew will compete in
the standing long jump, 50-meter walk and 100-meter walk. He is a
powerhouse walker who has participated in Special Olympics since 2012.

Aaron
Evans is from Green Acres in the Spokane Valley and a member of
the Spokane Wolfpack Special Olympics team. Aaron will compete in
stand up paddle boarding. Though he has participated in various
Special Olympics events since 2002, this will be his first year
competing in stand up paddle boarding.

Kael
Romero is from Camas, Washington and a member of the Clark County
Eagles program. Kael and his mother Sheri will compete in doubles
Bocce Ball. Kael is a talented multi-season athlete who trains
year-round and has participated in Special Olympics for five years.

Comcast has a longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, and
been a proud partner with the Special Olympics for almost a decade,”
said Amy Lynch, Regional Vice President, Comcast Washington. “We embrace
all forms of diversity including abilities, and the Special Olympics
changes the lives of those involved by providing year-round support to
children and adults with intellectual disabilities. We are honored to
sponsor of the 2018 games, continue to partner with Team Washington, and
celebrate the courage and tenacity of these local competitors.”

To generate added excitement for the upcoming games, Special Olympics
Washington and Comcast will hold athlete appreciation events this month
for Frannie Ronan, Andrew Fowler and Aaron Evans at Xfinity retail
stores in Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane. Each athlete will highlight their
respective sport and meet with fans in person from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00
p.m. on the following dates and locations:

Frannie Ronan will be available to meet her fans in person on
Saturday, June 9 at Xfinity retail store located at 2022 Westlake
Ave., Suite 116, Seattle, WA 98121.

Andrew Fowler will be available to meet his fans in person on
Saturday, June 16 at the Xfinity retail store located at 5935 6th
Ave., Tacoma, WA 98406.

Aaron Evans will be available to meet his fans in person on Saturday,
June 16 at the Xfinity retail store located at 4423 N Division St.,
Spokane, WA 99207.

About Special Olympics Washington

Special Olympics Washington provides year-round sports training and
competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. By
participating in sports, physical fitness and healthcare education
programs, Special Olympics Washington athletes increase self-confidence
and social skills, improve physical and motor skills, and have better
success in leading more independent lives.

About the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will be held in Seattle, Washington
July 1-6, 2018. More than 4,000 participants representing all 50 states
and the District of Columbia, along with the support of tens of
thousands of volunteers and spectators, will compete in 14 Olympic-type
team and individual sports. The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will
celebrate the Special Olympics movement and its 50th anniversary;
promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport; and
showcase athletes from throughout the U.S. and the abilities of people
with intellectual disabilities. The 2018 USA Games will also highlight
Special Olympics’ work in sport, education, health and community
building.

For more information on the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, please
visit www.SpecialOlympicsUSAGames.org
and follow on Facebook (@SpecialOlympicsUSAGames),
Twitter (@2018USAGames)
and Instagram (@SpecialOlympicsUSAGames).

About Comcast

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology
company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and
NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video,
high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under
the XFINITY brand, and also provides these services to businesses under
the Comcast Business brand. It also provides wireless and security and
automation services to residential customers under the XFINITY
brand. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable
networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television
production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and
Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for
more information.

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