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2017 SONC Local Spring Games Calendar

Local Program Date Start Time Location Rain Date Alexander May 5 9:00 a.m. Alexander Central High School 244 School Drive, Taylorsville TBA Anson April 28 9:30 a.m. Anson High School 96 Anson High School Rd., Wadesboro TBA Beaufort/Hyde April 10 9:00 a.m. Washington High School 400 Slatestone Rd., Washington April 11 Bladen April 13 8:30 […]

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North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics honors outstanding individuals and agencies with awards

The North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics recently presented state-level awards to outstanding individuals and law enforcement agencies that support Special Olympics in North Carolina at the 2017 Torch Run conference in Pinehurst, according to Claudia Morgan, co-director of the Torch Run and officer with the Winston-Salem Police Department.    Law Enforcement […]

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Special Olympics NC on Capitol Hill

SONC is being represented Wednesday on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., along with US Programs from all over the USA in meetings with Congressional delegations to thank them for support of Special Olympics health and education initiatives.  Special Olympics Athletes Kristine Hughes of Cary and Natalie Robins of Wilmington are leading the NC group along […]

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NC Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics kicks off 2017 fundraising & awareness campaign

The North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch for Special Olympics kicked off its 2017 campaign of raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics North Carolina during an annual conference held in Pinehurst.   NC Law Enforcement Torch Run Co-Directors DK Jones, retired from the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office, and Claudia Morgan of the Winston-Salem Police Department presided […]

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2016 awards announced by Special Olympics North Carolina

Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) recently presented seven 2016 state-level awards honoring outstanding individuals, companies and organizations that support Special Olympics in North Carolina, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. The following individuals and companies received recognition  for their commitment and dedication to Special Olympics during the past year: Athlete […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina announces 2017 Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics North Carolina elected seven new members with terms beginning in 2017, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO Special Olympics North Carolina. Beginning new terms on the SONC Board of Directors are Jim Bullard of Mooresville, Perry Flynn of Greensboro, Colin R. Jorsch, Jr. of Fayetteville, Lewis McLean of […]

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Looking forward to 2017

Greetings Fellow Law Enforcement officers, On behalf of the NC Law Enforcement Torch Run Council, we would like to personally thank each of you for becoming involved in the 2016 Torch Run campaign to help raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics North Carolina.  We enter the New Year with great momentum from 2016 when […]

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Special Olympics Global Unified Youth Exchange offers life-changing experiences to students

From the moment they landed in Raleigh, 20 Chinese students and educators experienced the true meaning of “Southern hospitality”. They’d traveled to North Carolina for the 2016 Special Olympics Global Unified Youth Exchange (GUYE), a week-long program that united students from two diverse cultures around a shared commitment to inclusive collaboration, authentic engagement and furthering […]

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2017 Special Olympics NC Publix Campaign Athlete Visits

January 7, 2017 January 14, 2017 January 21, 2017 Pinnacle Point 1830 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville Alexander Suder Alexander Suder, Paige Soderman, Leanne Webb, Aaron Hoefs Alexander Suder, Leanne Webb, Aaron Hoefs Bradford 1020 Bradford Plaza Way, Cary Kristine Hughes, Kelley Burrows, Amanda Singer Kristine Hughes, Amanda Singer Kristine Hughes, Amanda Singer, Athlete Council Millpond Village […]

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