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Local law enforcement officer selected to carry the Flame of Hope as part of Final Leg Torch Run Team for 2019 Special Olympics World Games

Flame serves as beacon of inspiration to thousands during Law Enforcement Torch Run to Abu Dhabi, UAE  Special Olympics North Carolina is proud to announce that Officer Phillip Smith of the Chapel Hill Police Department has been selected to serve as part of the Final Leg team, serving as a Guardian of the Flame® as he […]

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Special Olympics Flame of Hope travels across the state to open the 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games

Law enforcement officers will relay the torch across the state to Raleigh by June 1  Raleigh, NC – Law enforcement officers throughout North Carolina will carry the Special Olympics Flame of Hope across the state this spring to light the cauldron at the 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) Summer Games Opening Ceremony June 1 […]

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

Mitzi Britt of Walnut Cove, NC, has been named the local program co-coordinator for Special Olympics Stokes County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Britt will be assisting Ashleigh Barneycastle Parker, who has been serving as the sole coordinator for Stokes County. She will assist in the implementation […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Washington County

Felisha Daniels of Plymouth, NC, has been named the local program coordinator for Special Olympics Washington County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Daniels will manage a committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Washington County and helps provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and wellness […]

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

RALEIGH — Cindy Castle of Asheboro has been named the local program co-coordinator for Special Olympics Randolph County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Castle will assist Shawn Columbia, who has been serving as a co-coordinator for Randolph County. She will assist in the implementation of Special Olympics activities […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Martin County

Raleigh, NC – Regina Smith of Williamston, NC, has been named the local program coordinator for Special Olympics Martin County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Smith will manage a committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Martin County and helps provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new co-coordinator for Beaufort and Hyde Counties

Raleigh, NC – Kathy Newman of Aurora, NC, has been named the local program co-coordinator for Special Olympics Beaufort and Hyde Counties effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Newman will be assisting Eric Sedlacek, who has been serving as the sole coordinator for  Beaufort and Hyde Counties. She will assist […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Stokes County

Raleigh, NC – Ashleigh Barneycastle Parker of Germanton, NC, has been named the local program coordinator for Special Olympics Stokes County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Parker will implement Special Olympics activities within Stokes County by leading a committee that will provide sports training, competition opportunities, and health and […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Qualla Boundary

Beth Romans-Corsi of Asheville, NC, has been named the local program coordinator for Special Olympics Qualla Boundary effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. In this volunteer position, Romans-Corsi will recruit a committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Qualla Boundary and helps provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and wellness […]

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2017 awards announced by Special Olympics North Carolina

Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) presented seven 2017 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 of […]

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