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

Raleigh, N.C.—Becca Martin and Natalie Stiles have been named the local program co-coordinators for Special Olympics Henderson County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Martin and Stiles will oversee the implementation of Special Olympics activities within Henderson County by leading a committee that will provide sports training, competition […]

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

Raleigh, N.C.—Linda Tucker of Sparta, NC has been named the local program co-coordinator for Special Olympics Alleghany County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Tucker, along with the current coordinator Kathy Mulder, will oversee the implementation of Special Olympics activities within Alleghany County by leading a committee that […]

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

Raleigh, N.C.—Jamie Thieman of Zebulon, NC has been named the local program co-coordinator for Special Olympics Franklin County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Thieman, along with the current coordinator Karen Cooke, will oversee the implementation of Special Olympics activities within Franklin County by leading a committee that […]

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

Raleigh, N.C.—Shayla Yancey of Elizabethtown and Tessia Williams of Clarkton have been named the local program co-coordinators for Special Olympics Bladen County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Yancey and Williams will oversee the implementation of Special Olympics activities within Bladen County by leading a committee that will […]

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North Carolina athletes excel at 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games

The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games concluded March 25 in Austria, ending two weeks of competition among nearly 3,000 athletes from around the world, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. Athletes Kristen Milstead of Mooresville and Maurice Watts of High Point represented Special Olympics North Carolina in Alpine skiing […]

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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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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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