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Ten Trained in Special Olympics North Carolina Global Messenger Program

Raleigh, NC –Ten people from across North Carolina were trained to become official spokespersons for the organization after they participated in the 2015 Sargent Shriver Global Messenger Training Program Jan. 31- Feb. 1 at the Special Olympics North Carolina headquarters in Morrisville, according to SONC President Keith L. Fishburne. Four of the six Special Olympics […]

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North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Honors Unsung Hero and Torch Run Director’s Award Winners

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 2015 Torch Run Kickoff Conferences in Raleigh and Hickory, according to Claudia Morgan, co-director of the Torch Run and officer with the Winston-Salem Police Dept. […]

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A Small Miracle Inc. Donates $100,000 to Special Olympics North Carolina

(Raleigh,NC)– Special Olympics North Carolina received a generous donation as 2014 came to a close.   A Small Miracle, Inc. donated $100,000 to Special Olympics North Carolina, the state’s largest nonprofit organization providing sports training and competition programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The donation is the single largest corporate donation the organization received […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina Athlete Council Announces 2015 Executive Officers

Raleigh, NC – Members of the Special Olympics North Carolina Athlete Council met on Saturday, Dec. 6 to elect executive committee officers for 2015, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne. Roger Johnson of Guilford/High Point, was elected to serve as the committee’s chair. Zach Commander of Pasquotank County, was elected to serve as vice […]

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Publix Shoppers Support Special Olympics Throughout January

“Be a Fan” of Special Olympics when you clip your favorite Procter & Gamble coupons and shop at Publix (Raleigh,NC) – Publix, Procter & Gamble, and Special Olympics have partnered together for 35 years to help people with intellectual disabilities achieve their dreams. Starting in January, they’re offering you three easy ways to “Be a […]

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Co­-Directors Named To Lead NC Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics

(Raleigh, NC) – Winston-­Salem Police Officer Claudia J. Morgan and Keith Jones, retired deputy with Guilford Sheriff’s Office, have accepted an invitation to serve as co­directors of the North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run® (NC LETR) for Special Olympics North Carolina in 2015, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. The […]

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North Carolina To Be Well Represented in 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles

Winston-Salem Police Officer Will Represent in International Torch Run Final Leg Raleigh, NC — Special Olympics North Carolina is proud to announce that four athletes and six coaches from North Carolina have been named to Special Olympics Team USA. The 491 member delegation will represent the United States at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer […]

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Two Over the Edge Fundraisers Raise $260,000 for Special Olympics North Carolina

Raleigh, NC — ­­­ The unique and thrilling “Over the Edge” fundraiser for Special Olympics North Carolina held in Raleigh on Oct. 4 and Charlotte on Sept. 27 raised $260, 000 for Special Olympics NC athletes; according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO Special Olympics North Carolina. A record 180 area thrill seekers made a grand […]

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Cafe Carolina and Bakery Raises More than $32,000 for Special Olympics North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. ­–­­ Cafe Carolina and Bakery raised $32,092 for Special Olympics North Carolina as part of its sponsorship in the Over the Edge fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics, according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina. Cafe Carolina raised the funds through their “A Sweet Way to Help” promotion. Customers were […]

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