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Special Olympics North Carolina names new co-coordinator for Randolph County

RALEIGH — Cindy Castle of Asheboro has been named the local program co-coordinator for Special Olympics Randolph County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Castle will assist Shawn Columbia, who has been serving as a co-coordinator for Randolph County. She will assist in the implementation of Special Olympics activities […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Martin County

Raleigh, NC – Regina Smith of Williamston, NC, has been named the local program coordinator for Special Olympics Martin County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Smith will manage a committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Martin County and helps provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new co-coordinator for Beaufort and Hyde Counties

Raleigh, NC – Kathy Newman of Aurora, NC, has been named the local program co-coordinator for Special Olympics Beaufort and Hyde Counties effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Newman will be assisting Eric Sedlacek, who has been serving as the sole coordinator for  Beaufort and Hyde Counties. She will assist […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Stokes County

Raleigh, NC – Ashleigh Barneycastle Parker of Germanton, NC, has been named the local program coordinator for Special Olympics Stokes County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Parker will implement Special Olympics activities within Stokes County by leading a committee that will provide sports training, competition opportunities, and health and […]

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Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

“We at the Winston-Salem Police Department work with the community to create a high quality of life for every citizen.” This powerful slogan encapsulates a community-focused, service-minded law enforcement agency found deep in the heart of Forsyth County. “We stay involved because of the athletes,” explains Officer Claudia Morgan, co-director of the North Carolina Law […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Qualla Boundary

Beth Romans-Corsi of Asheville, NC, has been named the local program coordinator for Special Olympics Qualla Boundary effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Romans-Corsi will recruit a committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Qualla Boundary and helps provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and wellness […]

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Against The Odds – Special Olympics Wilkes County Athlete doesn’t let adversity get in her way

Michael Jordan once said: “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” Special Olympics Wilkes County Athlete, Christy Poteat, has spent her entire life figuring out just how to work around those […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Avery County

Raleigh, NC – Barb Holdcroft of Newland, NC has been named the local program coordinator for Special Olympics Avery County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Holdcroft will manage a committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Avery County and helps provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and […]

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Buncombe County powerlifter and coach form inseparable bond

After seven months of training together, Special Olympics Buncombe County powerlifter Matt Paoletti and his coach Joe Brown have formed a remarkable friendship. Since starting powerlifting in 2011, 28-year-old Paoletti has competed in several local and state-level Special Olympics powerlifting competitions. But, this year with Brown’s help, Paoletti entered Summer Games in the strongest and […]

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