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Sign up now for the Triad Chill Polar Plunge

Register now for the coolest event in the Triad! Everyone will be freezin’ for a reason on February 25 at the Triad Chill at Wet N’ Wild Emerald Pointe in Greensboro.


Celebrate the life of Billy Quick

Please join us in celebrating the extraordinary life of Billy Quick on Saturday, December 10 at 3 pm at the Oak View Baptist Church in High Point.   The address is 810 Oakview Road in High Point.   Read more about Billy here: SONC website, High Point Enterprise and Greensboro News & Record.  


Dr. Michael Milano named SONC’s first Golisano Health Leadership Award Honoree

Dr. Michael Milano, a longtime Special Smiles clinical director, was named SONC’s first Golisano Health Leadership Award recipient due to his dedication to Healthy Athletes programming.  The Golisano Health Leadership Award is given to an individual or organization that is dedicated to improving the health of people with intellectual disabilities and advancing the health work of Special Olympics. Read more about Dr. Milano’s contribution to SONC’s health initiatives. 

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Unified Champion School applications are now being accepted

Unified Champion Schools (formerly known as Project UNIFY Schools) bring youth with and without intellectual disabilities together through education and sports to create school communities of acceptance and respect. Is your school interested in becoming a Unified Champion School for the 2016-2017 school year? Apply now and join the inclusive movement!


NC State wins Unified Rivalry Flag Football Game

Congratulations to the NC State Wolfpack for winning the 2016 Unified Rivalry Flag Football Game! The Wolfpack beat the UNC Tar Heels in overtime on Sunday, November 20.  View photos


High Point Bulldogs keep a winning attitude, win or lose

The Guilford/High Point Bulldogs approached the 2016 SONC Fall Tournament with the same attitude: sportsmanship and teamwork are everything. Read more

2016 Summer Games Healthy Athletes

2015-2016 SONC Health Report

The 2015-2016 SONC Health Report is now available. This comprehensive document offers a look at the state of health programming for Special Olympics NC athletes.  Read more

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