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Special Olympics North Carolina Presents Commitment to Excellence Award to A Small Miracle Inc. Owner

10/21/15 Raleigh, N.C. --- Janet Presson, of Waynesville, owner and president of A Janet Presson, owner A Small Miracle Inc. wins SONC 2015 Commitment to Excellence Award Small Miracle Inc. and Special Olympics NC Board member was presented with the James Long Commitment to Excellence Award by Special Olympics North Carolina during the Opening Ceremonies [...]
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SONC Athletes and Partners Excel at 2015 Special Olympics National Invitational Golf Tournament

Raleigh, N.C. —   Nine Special Olympics North Carolina golf athletes and three partners competed in the 2015 Special Olympics National Invitational Golf  Tournament at the Port Royal Golf Club, a Heritage Golf Group property in Hilton Head, SC. The event was held Sept. 11-13, 2015 according to Keith L. Fishburne, president/CEO of Special Olympics North [...]
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Special Olympics North Carolina Receives Winston-Salem Foundation Grant for Health Initiative

Raleigh, N.C. — Special Olympics North Carolina received a grant from the Winston-Salem Foundation for a health improvement initiative that will impact children and adults with intellectual disabilities participating in Special Olympics Forsyth County, according to Special Olympics North Carolina President/CEO  Keith L. Fishburne. The $6,000 grant will be used to address the health risks […]

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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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