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Special Olympics North Carolina News

The Fall Sports Schedule Fills Up Quickly!

roller skating starting lineDespite ninety degree weather outside, thousands of athletes across the state are already thinking about fall, establishing their practice schedules and marking their calendars for competitions.  The first state-level event will be the SONC Equestrian Tournament scheduled for September 19 through 21 and qualifying events for fall sports including bocce, cycling, golf, roller skating, soccer and tennis will fill the month of September.

For more information on becoming an athlete or registering someone you know as an athlete for this sport season, contact your local program.

Motorcycle Raffle to Benefit SONC

LETR MotorcycleEnter to win a BMW RTP 1200 retired, custom painted, police geared motorcycle! Tickets are $20 each or $100 for six tickets. Only 5,000 tickets will be sold so get yours soon! Tickets may be purchased online or through your local Law Enforcement Torch Run officer.  A winner will be drawn on November 8, 2014. View photos of the custom painted bike!

Over the Edge 2014 Registration is Now Open traditional rappeller 1

Daredevils in Raleigh and Charlotte will get a chance 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.

CiCi’s Pizza Fundraiser is a Huge Success

8-15Special Olympics North Carolina athletes send a big “thank you” to CiCi’s Pizza for a very successful promotion.  During the month of July, customers had the chance to purchase $1 icons with all proceeds coming to SONC.   Thanks to strong support, Special Olympics NC athletes accepted a check for $21,800! Thank you, CiCi’s Pizza!

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