Special Olympics North Carolina News
Sport Clips Supports Over the Edge for Special Olympics NC
Six lucky individuals will win the opportunity to go Over the Edge for Special Olympics NC thanks to Sport Clips Haircuts! Sport Clips Haircuts in North Carolina is giving away six Over the Edge experiences (three in Raleigh and three in Charlotte). Individuals can enter online by September 7th.
SONC Names 2015 Athlete of the Year
Congratulations to Robin Callaway for being named the 2015 Special Olympics North Carolina Athlete of the Year! The Mecklenburg County athlete competes in multiple sports, including bowling, basketball, tennis, softball, and flag football. Her talent is impressive, but more important is the attitude she shows to her teammates, officials, volunteers and coaches. Meet the rest of the 2015 state-level award winners and view photos from the awards banquet.
Over the Edge Slots Filling Up Quickly
Over the Edge Charlotte has a new date and location! For the first time ever, Over the Edge will take place November 14 at the Hyatt House Charlotte Center City. Registration for Over the Edge Charlotte is now open!
Learn more about the area businesses supporting Over the Edge.
Special Olympics MedFest Coming to Winston-Salem
MedFest, a program that offers free sports physicals to individuals with intellectual disabilities, will be at the Winston-Salem YWCA (1300 S. Main St.) on Saturday, August 29 from 9 a.m until 2 p.m.. All potential and current Special Olympics athletes are invited to take advantage of the opportunity to become a Special Olympics athlete or to complete the necessary re-qualification physical exam. This event was made possible by a generous grant from the Winston-Salem Foundation. For more information and to register for the event, please contact Lisa Kiser, Special Olympics Forsyth County local coordinator, at (336) 727-2425.