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Seven Athletes Trained as Ambassadors at 2015 Special Olympics North Carolina Global Messenger Training

Raleigh, NC – Seven Special Olympics athletes from across North Carolina became official spokespersons for the organization after they participated in the annual Sargent Shriver Global Messenger Training Program July 17-18 at the Special Olympics North Carolina headquarters in Morrisville, according to SONC President Keith L. Fishburne. The Global Messenger program is one of several […]

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Special Olympics NC Athletes to Greet Motorcyclists Participating in 15th Annual Dream Ride Experience

1,900 mile Ride Benefitting Special Olympics to Make Stops in Spruce Pine and Dobson, NC  Name of Event:         Dream Ride Experience to Benefit Special Olympics Stops Twice in North Carolina Date/ Time:                Monday Aug. 17 (Switzerland Inn) Spruce Pine, NC @ 3:45 p.m.                       […]

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Over The Edge Interest Party To Be Held At Triangle Rock Club On Aug. 16

What:                      Triangle Rock Club hosts Over the Edge for Special Olympics NC Interest Party When:                      Sunday, Aug 16 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Where:                    102 Pheasant Wood Court, Morrisville, NC Description:       Interested Over the Edge participants will rappel from the Triangle Rock Club’s 40 foot […]

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100 Days Until 2015 Special Olympics World Games Celebratory Dinner for Athletes from North Carolina on April 16

Public Encouraged to Carry 2015 World Games Torch in NC June 1-5 Event:                        Celebration Dinner to Commemorate 100 Days Out from Special Olympics World Games for Special Olympics North Carolina Athletes who are members of the Special Olympics USA team.  Date and Time:         Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:30 p.m.                  […]

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Special Olympics Flame of Hope to Be Carried Through North Carolina June 1-5 in the First-Ever Unified Relay Across America

Public Encouraged to Be Torchbearers (Raleigh, NC)-   North Carolina will be part of the national Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America June 1-5 in an effort to mobilize and unite the nation in celebrating the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held in Los Angeles in July. The relay is […]

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Special Olympics North Carolina Athletes Make Case of Impact and Need for Critical Funding on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Special Olympics athletes, leaders, and family members from 39 states converged on Capitol Hill on March 18 for Special Olympics’ 12th annual “Capitol Hill Day.”  Throughout the day, Special Olympics athletes held more than 250 face-to-face meetings with their Congressional representatives to advocate for continued federal support for critical health and education […]

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NC Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Kicks Off 2015 Fundraising & Awareness Campaign

(Raleigh, NC) – The North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch for Special Olympics has kicked off its 2015 campaign of raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics North Carolina, according to State Torch Run Co-Directors DK Jones (retired Guilford County Sheriff’s Office) and Claudia Morgan (Winston-Salem Police Department). “In 2014, law enforcement agencies from throughout North […]

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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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