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ESPN Reporter Amy Rosewater wrote: Michael Phelps is using his star power as the world's most decorated Olympian to grow the sport and teach children and young adults all over the world. And he spent Saturday (May 30th) at that same swim club to share the techniques he used... More
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Special Olympics Pennsylvania – Philadelphia was awarded the Robert P. Levy Community Service Award as part of the 2015 Wanamaker Awards Luncheon at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia on Friday, June 12th. The award is presented to an individual or organization that has... More
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Special Olympics Pennsylvania is seeking candidates for several open positions: Eastern Field Director; Sports Director, Special Olympics PA – Allegheny County; Interscholastic Unified Sports (IUS)/Project UNIFY Coordinator Eastern Field Director Position Summary Special... More
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Summer Games 2015 took place from June 4th to June 6th. The Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games are held each year at Penn State University in State College. The event brings together over 2,000 athletes and 750 coaches from across the state. Our largest event of the... More
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The Law Enforcement Torch Run is a 3-day segmented, 150 mile run from Pittsburgh (PNC Park) to Penn State University. More than 50 Law Enforcement Teams from across the state participate in the Run to kick-off Special Olympics PA’s largest competition – the 2015 Summer Games... More
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On April 16, 2015, Wawa Inc. proudly announced that this year and all years to come, April 16th will be known as Wawa Day, honoring the most important date in the company’s history with a variety of exciting customer-focused celebrations and donations from the Wawa... More
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Special Olympics and Godspeed Pictures are proud to announce that the inspirational drama "Where Hope Grows" opens in movie theaters in the United States on May 15th. Kristoffer Polaha stars as a former professional baseball player sent into an early retirement due to panic... More
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Special Olympics Pennsylvania has been provided a limited number of tickets to Pittsburgh Pirates games during the 2015 regular season. These tickets are provided by Game Day Memories and occur sporadically throughout the season. The program is intended to create a memorable... More
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Dr. Timothy Shriver appeared at Mount Aloysius College for a book signing and to lecture on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Dr. Timothy Shriver, author, essayist, educator, film producer, justice advocate and Chairman of the International Special Olympics, is the son of Sargent and... More
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Race Results Race Photos 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 Run began in... 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