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IKEA 'Let's Play for Change' campaign will support the Special Olympics' Young Athletes program. The campaign will focus on sports and play, inclusion and development of children with intellectual disabilities.
The Special Olympics International Board of Directors unanimously voted to award the next Special Olympics World Summer Games to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Board also elected a new Board member and welcomed back two previous Board members to serve.
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Collection of all of the press related material for the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.
The Reach Report is a summary of key programmatic results achieved globally in the framework of Special Olympics activities conducted in the previous year.
The Annual Report to provide Special Olympics partners, athletes and all who have vested interest in the organization with information about its performance during the year.
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Mary Davis is the Chief Executive Officer of Special Olympics International.
Read the biography of Special Olympics Chairman of the Board Tim Shriver.
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This is an event for the Capital Area. Male and female athletes from the area will compete. To play, coach or volunteer for this event see your area contacts.
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Join us December 9th at Colonial Lanes in Harahan, Louisana as our athletes compete and show their skill in bowling competition. Male and female athletes from the area will compete. To play, coach or volunteer for this event see your area contacts.
For more informationContact: Special Olympics LouisianaPhone: 985-345-6644
Join us as our athletes compete and show their skill. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports.
Join us as our athletes compete and show their skill in competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports.
Thursday, December 15th will be a special night. Not only is it the East vs North girls basketball game, but it is our Unified-Athlete recognition night featuring the Unified Track/basketball athletes and the Unified dance team. Between the JV & V Girls game- Prior to varsity warm-up period there will be a 12-minute running clock unified basketball game between the East & North Unified teams. Halftime during the varsity game- Unified dance Team will perform Pass the bucket collection to support both school unified programs will take place between the first and second quarters of the varsity game. Please plan to attend this special event.
For more informationContact: Pete Huse (Athletic Director)Email: email@example.comPhone: 812-376-4365
Join us December 16th at Colonial Lanes in Harahan, Louisiana as our athletes compete and show their skill in bowling competition. Male and female athletes from the area will compete. To play, coach or volunteer for this event see your area contacts.
Join us 19 December at Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor in Dakar, Senegal, South Africa as we host a Healthy Athletes Screening for Special Olympics athletes. For more details please use the contact information below.
Join us Jan 7-8 at Stockton University in Galloway, New Jersey as our athletes compete and show their skill in Floor Hockey competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
For more informationContact: Angela HugginsEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 609-896-8000
Join us January 7th, 2017 at Marquette Mountain Ski Area in Marquette, Michigan as our as athletes from the Upper Peninsula Region compete and show their skill in Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, and Rowing competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
For more informationContact: Pamela BahrmanEmail: email@example.comPhone: 906-869-2403
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