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Mount Aloysius College’s Moral Choices and Honors Lecturer for Spring 2015 will be Dr. Timothy Shriver. Dr. Timothy Shriver, author, essayist, educator, film producer, justice advocate and Chairman of the International Special Olympics, is the son of Sargent and Eunice... More
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Race Results Race Photos Chicago Raffle Our Impact Thank you for joining us on Sunday, April 19, 2015 for the 6th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium 3 Mile Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk at Penn State University during Blue White Weekend. Presented by the Sheetz Family, the... More
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We are proud to share with you some exciting news: Special Olympics has partnered with iMyne, a free, sustainable fundraising site, which allows you to shop your heart out for Special Olympics every time you purchase from the sites you love. And the best part? You'll earn... More
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Students with and without intellectual disabilities participated in a Unified Indoor Bocce Invitational prior to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Boy’s and Girl’s state basketball championships on March 20, 2015. The Bocce Invitational took place... More
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Delegations of Special Olympics athletes, Program leaders, and family members from 39 states participated in Special Olympics’ 12th Annual “Capitol Hill Day” on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (Pictured from left to right): Jerry Holy, Project UNIFY Coordinator at Special Olympics... More
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The 3rd Annual Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) Night at the 76ers was a huge success. Nearly 500 athletes, coaches, supporters, volunteers and families came to the Wells Fargo Center for an evening of memorable experiences on Saturday, March 14th. In addition to watching... More
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Sam’s Club, an American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs owned and operated by Walmart, held a national employee fundraising campaign from January 1, 2015 through February 16, 2015 with Special Olympics programs as the beneficiary. The campaign raised more than... More
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On Tuesday, February 17th, in preparation for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, Bank of America hosted a Golf Training Camp for Special Olympics athletes from the United States and Canada at Griffith Park’s Wilson Golf Course. Local Special Olympics athlete Bobby Robbins... More
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Special Olympics Pennsylvania is proud to announce that 8 athletes, 1 Unified Partner, 4 coaches, and 1 medical volunteer have been named to represent PA at the World Summer Games. Our PA participants, who are a part of a 491 member delegation, will represent the United... More

 

2014 Special Olympics Pennsylvania Leadership Conference 

Leadership ImageSpecial Olympics Pennsylvania's (SOPA) held its 2014 Leadership Conference from September 6– 7 at the Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, PA. The Conference, designed to provide ongoing training and recognition for Special Olympics athletes and volunteers, offered several sessions. Below are many of the PowerPoint presentations and handouts shared with Conference attendees.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE: PROGRAM MANAGERS AND MANAGEMENT TEAM

TARGET AUDIENCE: COACHES

AUDIENCE: ANYONE

TARGET AUDIENCE: VOLUNTEER COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: FUND RAISING COORDINATORS, TREASURERS and PROGRAM MANAGERS

TARGET AUDIENCE: TREASURERS

TARGET AUDIENCE: PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: COMPETITION AND TRAINING COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: OUTREACH COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATORS AND MANAGERS

TARGET AUDIENCE: FUNDRAISING COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: FUND RAISING COORDINATORS

TARGET AUDIENCE: EVERYONE