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Runner Thomas Logue to emcee 2013 Fall Sports Fest

Runner Thomas Logue to emcee 2013 Fall Sports Fest

Howard County athlete auditions and wins spot as emcee at Fall Sports Fest at Mount St. Mary’s University in October 19th, 2013. Congratulations to Thomas Logue, a 17 year old Special Olympics athlete from Columbia in Howard County. He has been selected to co-emcee the 2013 Fall Sports Fest on October 19th at Mount St. Mary’s University….

Governor O’Malley Forms Commission for Effective Community Inclusion of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Governor O’Malley Forms Commission for Effective Community Inclusion of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This article has been copied verbatim from the Press Release issued by Governor O’Malley on September 17th, 2013 Governor O’Malley Forms Commission for Effective Community Inclusion of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Dr. Timothy Shriver, Chairman & CEO of Special Olympics, will serve as Chairman   ANNAPOLIS, MD (September 17, 2013) — Governor Martin O’Malley…

GARRETT CO. SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETE GOES ON PATROL

GARRETT CO. SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETE GOES ON PATROL

(Article created with content from Maryland State Police Press Release on September 12th, 2013 that was written by Greg Shipley, Office of Media Communication) More reasons we love and value our partnership with Maryland State Police and the many other law enforcement agencies around the state. (McHenry, MD) – As part of a new effort…

Seeking Athletes for Election to Special Olympics Maryland Board of Directors.

Seeking Athletes for Election to Special Olympics Maryland Board of Directors.

Athlete Election to Special Olympics Maryland Board of Directors. Special Olympics Maryland is pleased to announce the ‘Road to the Board’. This new initiative invites our community programs to participate in the athlete board member recruitment process. There are presently two athlete representatives on the SOMD Board of Directors. The term of one of them…

Athlete Spotlight: Meet Michelle Deniston from Charles County.

Athlete Spotlight: Meet Michelle Deniston from Charles County.

READER PLEASE NOTE that this story was written by Special Olympics Maryland athlete Michelle Densiton despite the credit line below My name is Michelle Deniston from Waldorf, Maryland.  It is a privilege to have been chosen for Team Maryland for the 2014 USA Games.  I will be competing in golf, along with my unified partner…

Prince George's County athletes and partners represent Maryland at National Tournament

Prince George's County athletes and partners represent Maryland at National Tournament

Special Olympics North America Softball Invitational Held in New Jersey, USA Starting in two days 23 teams from across the United States as well as teams from Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Puerto Rico will travel to Mercer County Park for the 2013 Special Olympics North America Softball Invitational, including 15 athletes from Prince George’s County….

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…

SOMD athlete, Michael Adams, competes on national kayak stage

SOMD athlete, Michael Adams,  competes on national kayak stage

Special Olympics Maryland athlete Michael Adams of Chestertown recently competed in the United States Canoe Association (USCA) National Championships in Newaygo MI with some very good results. Included in these results was Tuesdays race in the Para Canoe (kayak) event for athletes with lower limb disability in which Michael took 2nd place in the 500M…

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…

GOLF 2013 Social Media Information

GOLF 2013 Social Media Information

Don’t forget to use your social media apps to keep up to date during the Golf 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 championship venues @BlueMashGolf  and…

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