Welcome to Special Olympics Buncombe County!
Special Olympics Buncombe county is sponsored by Buncombe County Parks, Greenway & Recreation and serves nearly 480 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the county. Training and competitive programs are offered in 8 sports.
Volunteers make Special Olympics programs possible! Register today to coach a sport, help out at an event, or serve on a committee.
Karla Furnari will join Josh O’Conner as co-coordinator in Buncombe County. Karla has been on staff at Buncombe County’s Parks & Rec for a few years, and has worked closely with Joshin running Special Olympics in Buncombe County, and they have decided it is finally time she gets some credit for her hard work. Karla has experience coaching, runs- their social media, and has worked very hard to help introduce some of their non-competition events, like CrossFit, kickball and social events. You can reach Karla at (828)808-7519 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coffee for Champions project kicks off Monday, August 1
Mountain Xpress (blog)
Ryan the Coffee Pedlar was an early supporter of Coffee for Champions. Photo courtesy of Buncombe County Special Olympics …