Macon County

Welcome to Special Olympics Macon County!

If you are interested in volunteering for Special Olympics Macon County, we would love to have your help and support. Volunteers can serve in a variety of ways including but not limited to: data entry, coaching, staffing events, registering athletes at local competitions and much more.  Please contact Jennifer Garrett for more information on how to get involved! Special Olympics reveals the champion in us all!

Sports Offered

Contact Information

Local Program Coordinator

Jennifer Garrett

1830 Lakeside Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
828-349-2428 (W)
828-371-1404 (C)


Community Resource Director – West

Lauren Bruce

919-719-7662 x106

VP of Community Resources

Lindsay Waldron

704-358-1935 x161

Global Messengers

Global Messengers are Special Olympics athletes who have been trained in public speaking to serve as ambassadors for the organization.  They can recruit potential athletes, volunteers and sponsors through public presentations. To schedule a Global Messenger appearance, please contact the local coordinator.

  • Leanne Webb