Author Archive | Katie McGhee

Pete Lewis – 2018 Special Olympics NC February Athlete of the Month

For fifty years, Special Olympics has used the power of sports to provide people with intellectual disabilities an opportunity to gain skills, find confidence and create inspiration in their communities. To some athletes, Special Olympics means they can do something someone told them they never would be able to do. To others, Special Olympics offers […]

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2018 Special Olympics North Carolina Winter Games – Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding results released

Nearly 100 Special Olympics athletes from North Carolina and Virginia competed in the 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina Winter Games – Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding competition January 7-8 hosted by the French Swiss Ski College at Appalachian Ski Mountain between Blowing Rock and Boone, according to Special Olympics North Carolina President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne.   […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina Athletes & Partners Excel at 2017 Special Olympics North America Tennis Championship

Eighteen Special Olympics North Carolina tennis athletes and six Unified Partners competed in the 2017 Special Olympics Tennis Championship Oct. 19-Oct. 22 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. Unified Partners are individuals without intellectual disabilities who train and compete alongside Special Olympics athletes. More […]

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Publix and Procter & Gamble partner to #LIGHTTHETORCH for Special Olympics North Carolina

From January 4 through 20, Publix customers and associates can support Special Olympics by purchasing a Torch Icon at the register   Publix Super Markets and Procter & Gamble are helping customers save money all while supporting Special Olympics North Carolina. From January 4 through 20, 2018, Publix customers and associates will be able to […]

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