Category archive: Frederick County

Flag Football League in Full Effect

Flag Football League in Full Effect

The early morning mist that shrouded the fields at Cedar Lane Park slowly starts to dissipate and the sun’s rays catch the dew creating a prism of color across the grass as a few coaches, players and volunteers emerge with equipment to prepare the fields for the days action.  The crisp air and turning leaves…

Myth of the Month for May

Myth of the Month for May

MYTH: Individuals with intellectual disabilities are incapable of contributing to society in a meaningful way. FACT Because many of you are supporters of Special Olympics Maryland, you may scoff at this myth and suggest that we have come to a point in 2015 where everyone knows that individuals with intellectual disabilities make meaningful contributions to advancing…

Special Olympics Maryland is now on Periscope

Special Olympics Maryland is now on Periscope

Periscope will let us broadcast live video to the world. Go live with us instantly. Join, comment and send us hearts in real time. Tell us what you want to see when we are at one of the sports venues or special events. Hours and locations will be published in advance. Only available on I-Phones…

LETR Athlete Ambassador Application now available

LETR Athlete Ambassador Application now available

Attached, please find the application packet for the LETR Athlete Ambassador.  The LETR Athlete Ambassador  serves a 3 year term, acting as the athlete representative to the MD LETR and as the “voice” of the MD LETR at media events.  Michael Heup, as the current Athlete Ambassador, as served as a great model of the…

Beginner Global Messenger Training April 10-11th, 2015

Beginner Global Messenger Training April 10-11th, 2015

We are very happy to offer the Beginner Global Messenger Training on the weekend of April 10-11th, 2015 at the Chesapeake YMCA in Easton, MD. This session will occur on Friday evening (5pm-9pm) and all day Saturday. Discussion topics include: -What makes Special Olympics unique -Roles of a Global Messenger and Ambassadors -What is a speech…

Champions Together Luncheon November 06th, 2014

Champions Together Luncheon November 06th, 2014

When:  Thursday, November 6, 2014 11:45am – Arrival and Registration 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Program Time Where: Towson University West Village Commons 424 Emerson Drive, Towson, MD  21252 RSVP:   For questions and to RSVP, please contact  Sue Jacobs at sjacobs@somd.org or 410-242-1515 ext. 104   Please join us at this free luncheon for an opportunity…

2014 Special Olympics Maryland Golf – Week 3 Recap, Week 4 Preview

2014 Special Olympics Maryland Golf – Week 3 Recap, Week 4 Preview

Week 3 – Results from Montgomery County Qualifier at Rattlewood Montgomery County Qualifier RESULTS – 2014 The third qualifier of the season was held this past Sunday in Montgomery County at Rattlewood Golf Course. We would like to thank everyone for their participation at this qualifier, through inclement weather and challenging circumstances given the thunderstorms that rolled through during…

Golf Results Week Two

Golf Results Week Two

Week 2 – Results from Anne Arundel County Qualifier at Compass Pointe Golf Courses The second qualifier of the season was held this past Sunday in Anne Arundel County at Compass Pointe Golf Courses. Congratulations to all of the golfers and teams who competed in a successful qualifier. Please find attached the results from this qualifier….

Athlete Emcee audition for 2014 Fall Sports Fest/Soccer OPEN

Athlete Emcee audition for 2014 Fall Sports Fest/Soccer OPEN

We are holding auditions for any athletes who are interested in being an emcee or co-emcee for the Opening Ceremonies for the 2014 Fall Sports Fest at Mount St. Mary’s University (October 25th) and 2014 Soccer Championships in Salisbury (November 02nd) Deadline for auditions is Monday September 29th, 2014. You may audition by following the…

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