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

Kelli Miller of Washington, NC, has been named the local program co-coordinator for Special Olympics Dare County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Miller will be assisting Kathleen Morgan, who has been serving as the sole coordinator for Dare County. She will assist in the implementation of Special […]

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Darren Southerland – 2017 Special Olympics NC November Athlete of the Month

Sometimes, the easiest way to make someone’s day is just to smile. When Darren Southerland walks into a room, everyone’s day gets a little brighter. In the nearly four decades that Southerland has been a Special Olympics athlete, he has tried almost every sport, participated in several fundraisers and competed at many state-level competitions. Yet […]

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Special Olympics College Clubs in North Carolina Join Forces!

Special Olympics College Clubs in North Carolina introduce a statewide leadership council called SOUL (Special Olympics University Leaders) created by college leaders for college leaders. Please share a brief bio, where you went to college or are currently attending, what your major was/is and what you’re currently involved with (internships, jobs).   Logan Beyer attended […]

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Ride on! Special Olympics Cumberland County athlete creates lasting impact on community

It’s been said that horses can sense a person’s feelings. This sixth sense was evident with Cumberland County athlete, Steven Prescott from the first moment he sat in a saddle. There was an immediate connection with his horse, thanks in large part to Prescott’s gentle disposition. Prescott started his Special Olympics career with swimming, but […]

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The 2017 Tip-A-Cop at Red Robin

Join local law enforcement and athletes at Red Robin locations around the state on October 21! As officers serve you, they will raise funds through tips left by customers. Find a Red Robin Tip-A-Cop location near you! Apex 1431 Beaver Creek Commons Dr., Apex, NC 27502 Cary 2260 Walnut St., Cary, NC 27511 Burlington 3110 […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Polk County

Jane Ollis of Columbus has been named the new coordinator for Special Olympics Polk County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Ollis will manage a volunteer committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Polk County and helps provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and wellness initiatives […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center

Nicki Icard of Valdese has been named the new coordinator for Special Olympics J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Icard will manage a volunteer committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center and helps provide sports training, competition […]

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