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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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North Carolina Officer and Special Olympics Athlete to Carry Flame of Hope at 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle

Osborn and Callaway named to 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg Team Raleigh, NC – Before competition begins at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle next July, an elite group of individuals will serve as the “Guardians of the Flame” and escort the Special Olympics Flame of Hope […]

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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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