Donna Page of Carthage, NC has been named the co-coordinator for Special Olympics Moore County effective immediately, according to SONC President/CEO Keith L. Fishburne.
In this volunteer position, Page will assist fellow co-coordinator Melinda Ransdell in carrying out Special Olympics activities within Moore County and help provide sports training, competition opportunities and health and wellness initiatives for children and adults who have intellectual disabilities. She and Ransdell will recruit, train and manage local volunteers and work to increase athlete participation.
Page has worked with the fire department for 22 years and is currently the Public Fire and Life Safety Education Coordinator for the Pinehurst Fire Department. Page has previously assisted at Summer Games as the Head of Delegations for the past two years and is currently a bowling and bocce coach for Special Olympics Moore County.
To get involved in Special Olympics in Moore County, Page can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Special Olympics North Carolina
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/SpecialOlympicsNChttps://www.instagram.com/specialolympics_nc/ and http://www.youtube.com/BeAFanSONC.