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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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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 2018 Torch Run conference in Atlantic Beach, according to Claudia Morgan, co-director of the Torch Run and officer with the Winston-Salem Police Department.     Law […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina delegates made case of impact and need for critical funding on Capitol Hill

Special Olympics athletes, Program leaders, Unified partners, and family members from all 50 states and the District of Columbia converged on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on February 13 for Special Olympics’ annual “Capitol Hill Day.” This was the first time in the 16-year history of Capitol Hill Day in which all 50 states were […]

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Special Olympics and Hasbro Celebrate Ten Inclusive Youth with BE FEARLESS BE KIND Awards

Inspiring students honored for their inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities through participation in Special Olympics school club Raleigh student Matthew Gregory honored with award recognizing him as a leader for inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities through participation in Special Olympics school club. Raleigh, NC – January 25, 2018– Ten outstanding youth across the […]

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Special Olympics Team NC announced for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

Sixty-one athletes and Unified Partners to compete in Seattle Raleigh, NC – Special Olympics North Carolina is proud to announce the selection of 61 athletes and Unified Partners, 19 coaches and six delegation support personnel to represent the state at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games.  Special Olympics Team NC will compete in 11 sports […]

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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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