Carthage Paralympian Haven Shepherd swims in Tokyo, watch party details

Joplin News First

Courtesy Haven Shepherd.

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Carthage Paralympian Haven Shepherd is part of the U.S. Swim Team in Tokyo. Nearly two weeks ago the community wished her well and she flew to Japan for the games which began on Thursday.

EVENT: Family & Friends, open to public
WHAT: Haven Shepherd Watch Party
WHEN: Friday evening 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Cherry’s on the Square, The Woodshed, 311, S. Main, Carthage

We talked with her mother, Shelly Shepherd, who invited everyone to a viewing party Friday evening in Carthage on the square at The Woodshed. They will show Haven’s event on their big screen.

The formal details from Vision Carthage, Abi Almandinger stating, “Friday, August 27 at 7:30 pm., Vision Carthage in conjunction with The Woodshed, will host a Watch Party as she swims in the preliminaries for the 200 IM.

The Woodshed is located at 311 S. Main Street on the Carthage Square.  Haven will swim between 8:30 and 9:00 pm.

  • If you cannot attend you can view Paralympic content
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  • Peacock APP

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