Category archive: Special Olympics Maryland

DEEP CREEK DUNK ORGANIZERS URGE CAUTION DUE TO IMPENDING STORM

DEEP CREEK DUNK ORGANIZERS URGE CAUTION DUE TO IMPENDING STORM

(McHENRY, MD) – A forecast of heavy snow followed by an icy mix in Western Maryland counties tomorrow is causing organizers of the Deep Creek Dunk to urge caution and even reconsideration for all those intending to travel to Garrett County for the event. As of this morning, weather forecasts are calling for up to…

Unified Strength & Conditioning postponed until Saturday, February 28th.

Unified Strength & Conditioning postponed until Saturday, February 28th.

After consulting some school system professionals and assessing the weather forecast, it has been decided that the Unified Strength & Conditioning state competition will be postponed until Saturday, February 28th. Supervisors and Athletics Directors – As you are well aware, February 28th is the first day for spring varsity sports and may present a conflict…

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…

Special Olympics February’s MYTH Buster

Special Olympics February’s  MYTH Buster

Each month we present a popular myth we hear frequently and provide the true answer. Here is February’s Myth Myth: Special Olympics is a segregated organization exclusively for people with intellectual disabilities. FACT:   While the mission clearly states that Special Olympics provides sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, the…

Thomas Smith-Athlete News and Views

Thomas Smith-Athlete News and Views

Thomas Smith – Proud to be a Global Messenger for Special Olympics MD This month we caught up with Howard County athlete Thomas Smith and asked him to share what it means to him to be a Global Messenger. In September I was invited to Global Messenger Training for Special Olympics. At first I did…

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…

RED ROBIN® 9TH ANNUAL TIP-A-COP® FUNDRAISER

RED ROBIN® 9TH ANNUAL TIP-A-COP® FUNDRAISER

Red Robin® restaurants across the state have teamed up with local law enforcement to host the 9th annual Tip-A- Cop® fundraiser on Saturday, October 18 at 12 Red Robin® locations. Law enforcement officers will trade their ticket books for order pads and serve guests alongside Red Robin’s® wait staff, with tips benefitting Special Olympics Maryland,…

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….

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