Category archive: Volunteer

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…

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…

Special Olympics Maryland Volunteer earns USGA honor.

Special Olympics Maryland Volunteer earns USGA honor.

        We are fortunate to have some of the greatest volunteers in the state and in the nation who grace us with their time and passion. It is with that introduction that Special Olympics Maryland is proud to present to you this year’s winner of the United States Golf Association (USGA) Joe…

FREE Tickets to the Colonial Athletic Association Basketball Championships in March

Special Olympics Maryland and the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) have teamed up! Athletes and their families now have a chance to attend this year’s CAA basketball tournament from March 7-10, 2014 at the Baltimore Arena! Come cheer on the home town Towson Tigers! The CAA is donating 50 tickets per session to our athletes, coaches,…

Looking for Athlete Leadership at 2014 Winter Games

Looking for Athlete Leadership at 2014 Winter Games

Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) and the Winter Games Management Team are excited to announce three (3) new opportunities for athletes not competing in the 2014 SOMD Winter Games to take on Athlete Leadership Positions with the Winter Games Management Team. Please read the positions below and if you feel you have the skills OR you…

Join the SOMD Communication Team at 2014 USA Games

Join the SOMD Communication Team at 2014 USA Games

2014 SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES COMMUNICATION TEAM CALL FOR APPLICATIONS    Special Olympics Maryland will be sending one athlete, two key volunteers, one professional photographer and one staff to the 2014 USA Games as the Team Maryland Communication Team . The function of this team would be to report back to family members, Area County…

10 PIN BOWLING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR DECEMBER 08th, 2013

It is with great disappointment that we announce that we have had to cancel today’s Bowling Championship event. While it may not currently be snowing or “icing” in your location, the latest forecasts make it apparent that conditions will make driving too hazardous for the safety of our athletes, volunteers and family members. Given a…

Playing together brings friends closer.

Playing together brings friends closer.

Story written by Scott Gerson  My name is Scott Gerson, and I have been a Unified Partner and Coach in Montgomery County since 2007. I would like to share my story and experiences with Special Olympics Maryland, especially with my friend Al Richardson. I am currently 17 years old, but I have been playing Unified Tennis…

Kayak 2013 Social Media Information

Kayak 2013 Social Media Information

Don’t forget to use your social media apps to keep up to date during the Kayak season and share your experiences throughout the season. Website: www.somd.org                       Facebook: SpecialOlympicsMD or search Special Olympics Maryland Share your photos and experiences! Twitter: @SpOlympicsMD  and include the venue @AccessDNR During the season you…

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