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Special Olympics North Carolina names new co-coordinator for Dare County

Kelli Miller of Washington, NC, has been named the local program co-coordinator for Special Olympics Dare County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne.

In this volunteer position, Miller will be assisting Kathleen Morgan, who has been serving as the sole coordinator for Dare County. She will assist in the implementation of Special Olympics activities within Dare County by leading a committee that will provide sports training, competition opportunities, and health and wellness initiatives for children and adults who have intellectual disabilities. She will assist in the recruitment, training and management of local volunteers and work to increase athlete participation.

Miller, who is employed as an Activities Specialist for Dare County Parks and Recreation, was previously the Local Coordinator for Special Olympics Beaufort/Hyde counties. Additionally, she has experience coaching and fundraising for Special Olympics.

To get involved in Special Olympics in Dare County, Kelli Miller and Kathleen Morgan may be reached at dare@sonc.net.

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.specialolympicsnc.com. Engage with us on http://twitter.com/sonc_beafanhttp://www.facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsNChttp://www.youtube.com/BeAFanSONC and http://www.instagram.com/specialolympics_nc.
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