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Sheetz 500th Store Opening
Congratulations to our statewide partner, Sheetz, Inc., who opened their 500th store in Thomasville, NC on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Sheetz, Inc. is a proud supporter of Special Olympics. The partnership began in 1991 in Pennsylvania and has since expanded to include... More
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Check out how our seven statewide polar plunges did this season! A huge thank you is extended to our corporate sponsors and plunge participants. Winter Games Polar Plunge York County Polar Bear Plunge 10th Annual Capital Area Polar Plunge Eastern Polar Plunge Beaver County... More
More than 350 athletes and 175 coaches traveled to the 2015 Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) Winter Games, presented by Lee Initiatives, Inc., held in Seven Springs and Johnstown, PA from February 8th - 10th. This statewide competition, taking place at Seven Springs... More
Special Olympics is a corporate-wide partner with Wawa and The Wawa Foundation in 2015. From Jan. 5 – March 3, Wawa customers are invited to participate by contributing to an in-store coin collection, and from Jan. 22 – Feb. 15 by donating $1, $3 or $5 through a scan campaign... More
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Special Olympics Pennsylvania is proud to announce that 7 athletes, 1 Unified Partner, 4 coaches, and 1 medical volunteer have been named to Special Olympics Team USA. Our PA participants, who are a part of a 491 member delegation, will represent the United States at the 2015... More
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Special Olympics Global Ambassador, Apolo Ohno, the Utah Sports Commission and Energy Solutions Arena hosted the Inaugural Apolo Ohno Invitational, a first-of-its-kind Short Track Speed Skating event that featured top athletes from Canada, China, the Netherlands, and the USA,... More
Elena Delle Donne, professional basketball player with the WNBA Chicago Sky and 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year, hosted two Girls Basketball Clinics for ages 7 – 12 and 13 – 18 on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Episcopal Academy, located in Newton Square, PA. The clinics... 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