Special Olympics North Carolina News
Over the Edge 2014 is Quickly Approaching
Daredevils in Raleigh and Charlotte are preparing to “Walk on the Wild Side” by going Over the Edge for Special Olympics North Carolina. Participants who raise $1,000 will have the opportunity to rappel down the side of a skyscraper on Sept. 27 in Charlotte and Oct. 4 in Raleigh.
SONC to Celebrate 5th Annual EKS Day
On Saturday, Sept. 27, Special Olympics North Carolina will participate in Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day, the fifth annual worldwide celebration in memory of Eunice Kennedy Shriver,founder of the Special Olympics movement and a leading international advocate for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities. In observance of EKS Day, Governor Pat McCrory has issued a proclamation to the citizens of North Carolina declaring Sept. 27 “Eunice Kennedy Shriver Special Olympics Day” in the state. Read more about how North Carolina will celebrate EKS Day.
Cafe Carolina Hosts Sweet Promotion for SONC
Cafe Carolina is offering its customers a sweet way to give throughout the month of September. For a $1 donation to Special Olympics NC, customers will receive a fresh, oversize cookie for free. Head to Cafe Carolina today to add a little extra sweetness to your day.
Equestrian Tournament a Success
Meanwhile, qualifying events for fall sports including bocce, cycling, golf, roller skating, soccer and tennis fill the month of September with lots of opportunities for volunteers to get involved here as well. Join us and see true ability!
World’s Largest Truck Convoy Leg Rolled Through Charlotte
The World’s Largest Truck Convoy pulled into Charlotte Saturday, Sept. 20. Thank to the 130 trucks and law enforcement officers who made the Convoy a success! Photos coming soon!