Brandi Richardson of Edenton has been named the new co-coordinator for Special Olympics Chowan County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne.
In this volunteer position, Richardson will assist fellow co-coordinator Stacey Hoffman in managing a volunteer committee that carries out Special Olympics activities within Chowan County and helps provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and wellness initiatives for children and adults who have intellectual disabilities. Under Richardson and Hoffman’s leadership, the committee will recruit, train and manage local volunteers and work to increase athlete participation.
Richardson has worked as an Exceptional Children Teacher for Edenton-Chowan schools for nearly 20 years. She has also served on the Special Olympics Chowan County committee and has assisted in planning Special Olympics Chowan County’s Spring Games.
To get involved in Special Olympics in Chowan County, Richardson and Hoffman can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Olympics North Carolina offers year-round sports training and competition for nearly 40,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. These athletes inspire greatness through their success and provide motivation to the thousands of coaches, sports officials, local program committee members and event organizers involved in Special Olympics statewide. SONC offers Olympic-type competition in 19 sports on local and state levels as well as health and wellness initiatives to improve the health status and increase access to community health resources for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Youth become agents of change through Unified Champion Schools, an education and sports based program created by Special Olympics to build an inclusive environment among youth with and without intellectual disabilities as well as empower them to become youth leaders and create change in their community. Visit Special Olympics North Carolina at www.sonc.net Engage with us on http://twitter.com/sonc_beafan; http://www.facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsNC https://www.instagram.com/specialolympics_nc/