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Special Olympics North Carolina athletes & partners excel at 2017 Special Olympics North America Golf Championship

Four Special Olympics North Carolina golf athletes and two Unified Partners competed in the 2017 SONA Golf Championship June 26 – 28 at Willows Run Golf Course in Redmond, Washington, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. A field of more than 230 golfers from programs across the United States and […]

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

Donna Page of Carthage, NC has been named the co-coordinator for Special Olympics Moore County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Page will assist fellow co-coordinator Melinda Ransdell in carrying out Special Olympics activities within Moore County and help provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and wellness […]

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2017 Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games results released

The 2017 Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games concluded June 4 in Raleigh, Cary and Holly Springs ending a weekend of competition for nearly 1,900 athletes from across the state in athletics, bowling, cheerleading, cycling, gymnastics, powerlifting, softball, swimming and volleyball, according to Keith L. Fishburne, President/CEO of SONC. EDITORS NOTE: Results for your coverage area can be […]

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2017 Special Olympics U.S. Southeast Swimming Invitational results released

Raleigh, NC – More than 170 Special Olympics athletes from Florida, North Carolina, and Virginia competed in the 2017 Special Olympics U.S. Southeast Swimming Invitational April 9, hosted by the Greensboro Aquatics Center in Greensboro, NC, according to Special Olympics North Carolina President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. Editor’s Note: Competition results for your coverage area are available […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new co-coordinators for Hertford County

Raleigh, NC – Jane Futrell and Sha-Teisa Sharpe of Ahoskie, NC, have been named the local program co-coordinators for Special Olympics Hertford County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Futrell and Sharpe will oversee the implementation of Special Olympics activities within Hertford County by leading a committee that […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Wilson County

Raleigh, NC – Kelsey Newsome of Wilson, NC, has been named the local program coordinator for Special Olympics Wilson County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Newsome will oversee the implementation of Special Olympics activities within Wilson County by leading a committee that will provide sports training, competition […]

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