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

Karla Furnari of Asheville has been named the new co-coordinator for Special Olympics Buncombe County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Furnari will assist fellow co-coordinator Josh O’Conner as they manage a volunteer committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Buncombe County and helps provide sports training, […]

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

Christina Aultman of Maysville and Crystal Ramus of Jacksonville have been named the new co-coordinators for Special Olympics Onslow County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Aultman and Ramus will manage a volunteer committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Onslow County and helps provide sports training, […]

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Ten athletes trained as ambassadors at 2017 Special Olympics North Carolina Global Messenger Training

Ten Special Olympics athletes from across North Carolina became official spokespersons for the organization after they participated in the annual Global Messenger Training Program August 18-19 at the Special Olympics North Carolina headquarters in Morrisville, according to SONC President Keith L. Fishburne. The Global Messenger program is one of several athlete leadership programs offered by […]

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

Brandi Richardson of Edenton has been named the new co-coordinator for Special Olympics Chowan County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Richardson will assist fellow co-coordinator Stacey Hoffman in managing a volunteer committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Chowan County and helps provide sports training, competition […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina Names 2017 Coordinator of the Year

Lisa Carroll of Claremont in Catawba County was named the 2017 Special Olympics North Carolina Coordinator of the Year, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. Carroll received the award during the 2017 Special Olympics North Carolina Leadership Conference, held at Davidson College in Davidson on July 20, in recognition of […]

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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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