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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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Publix and Procter & Gamble partner to #LIGHTTHETORCH for Special Olympics North Carolina

From January 4 through 20, Publix customers and associates can support Special Olympics by purchasing a Torch Icon at the register   Publix Super Markets and Procter & Gamble are helping customers save money all while supporting Special Olympics North Carolina. From January 4 through 20, 2018, Publix customers and associates will be able to […]

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North Carolina Officer and Special Olympics Athlete to Carry Flame of Hope at 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle

Osborn and Callaway named to 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg Team Raleigh, NC – Before competition begins at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle next July, an elite group of individuals will serve as the “Guardians of the Flame” and escort the Special Olympics Flame of Hope […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina names new coordinator for Avery County

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

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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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