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Special Olympics Global Ambassador, Apolo Ohno, the Utah Sports Commission and Energy Solutions Arena will host the Inaugural Apolo Ohno Invitational, a first-of-its-kind Short Track Speed Skating event that will feature top athletes from Canada, China, the Netherlands, and... More
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Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) held its second biennial Athlete Congress at the Hilton Harrisburg in Harrisburg, PA from September 5-7 in conjunction with its 2014 Leadership Conference which provides SOPA board, staff, volunteers, and athlete leadership the opportunity... More
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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