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Sponsor Highlight: Rams Head

Sponsor Highlight: Rams Head

Rams Head has been a proud supporter of the Polar Bear Plunge since 2008 and has helped raise over $300,000 in support of Special Olympics Maryland’s mission to provide year round sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities.  Rams Head is family-owned and operated since 1989 and is proud to be part…

Sponsor Highlight: Flying Dog Brewery

Sponsor Highlight: Flying Dog Brewery

Flying Dog Brewery has provided “good beer for good people” across Maryland since 1994. We are proud that they will, once again, be the Official Craft Beer of the 2018 MSP Polar Bear Plunge. Flying Dog Brewery has been a loyal partner of Special Olympics Maryland since 2016 and have provided their product for many…

Justin Bolton: The Sport, The Struggle, The Smile

Justin Bolton: The Sport, The Struggle, The Smile

By, Kira Northrop              Just three years ago, in the Fall of 2014, Justin Bolton was a 12 year-old with a passion for competition.  His outlet was football.  Justin was thriving as one of the ‘boys of fall,’ enjoying every moment getting to strap on a helmet and play with…

2017 Soccer Results and Photo Links

2017 Soccer Results and Photo Links

                2017 Soccer Championships Links RESULTS 2017 Schedule Brackets_RESULTS   PHOTOS Photos (Click to go to link or watch below)    

Sponsor Highlight: The Greene Turtle

Sponsor Highlight: The Greene Turtle

The Greene Turtle has been the proud sponsor of the VIP Hospitality Tent at the MSP Polar Bear Plunge. We are honored that they will expand their partnership with Special Olympics Maryland to connect with coaches, athletes, and families on a local level. We’re excited to expand our relationship through in-store Greene Turtle fundraising support!…

One of Nations Best, University of Alabama’s Special Olympics Set Goals High for Program

One of Nations Best, University of Alabama’s Special Olympics Set Goals High for Program

(This article was written by Special Olympics Maryland athlete RJ Nealon who attends the University of Alabama. RJ also plays Unified sports for the University of Alabama. This story is reproduced with his permission. It was originally posted on October 11, 2017 by nealonsports  on his blog site  ) Disabilities, they put limits on people and people put barriers up with…

Get Over It!

Get Over It!

A young volunteer describes her experience at Special Olympics Maryland Over the Edge event. Get Over It! By: Annie Dolan             “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” is the Special Olympics Athlete Oath. This oath emphasizes the importance of effort and trying for one’s personal best….

2017 Special Olympics Maryland State Golf Championship Results

2017 Special Olympics Maryland State Golf Championship Results

On October 1st, 191 Special Olympics Maryland athletes and 64 unified partners competed at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course in Queenstown Maryland. See the results from the following events: Level 1 – Individual Skills Competition Level 2 – 9 Holes Alternate Shot (athlete/Unified partner) Level 3 – 18 holes Alternate Shot (athlete/Unified partner) Level 4 –…

Special Olympics Maryland Athletes Redefine ‘Healthy’

Special Olympics Maryland Athletes Redefine ‘Healthy’

Special Olympics Maryland Athletes Redefine ‘Healthy’: Talking Self Love With Candace and Elaina Article By: Hannah Boudreau Photos By: Lexi Thompson   It is not uncommon to see women speaking out about unrealistic beauty standards in the media. As women become more educated on the way clothing brands use technology to alter their models’ bodies,…

Sponsor Highlight: Carnival

Sponsor Highlight: Carnival

Carnival Cruise Lines Believes that when you board their ship, it is fun for all, and all for fun. This motto was on display throughout the Normandie Restaurant on September 10th, when 120 Special Olympics Maryland athletes, families, friends, and supporters explored the Carnival Pride. Guests enjoyed an authentic dining experience, watched live entertainment from…

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