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Athlete Emcee audition call for Fall Sports Fest and Soccer

Athlete Emcee audition call for Fall Sports Fest and Soccer

We are holding auditions for any athletes who are interested in being a co-emcee for the Opening Ceremonies for the 2013 Fall Sports Fest or 2013 Soccer Invitational in October and November. You may audition by following the steps below. Deadline for auditions is September 16th: 1. Review and practice reading the sample script. If…

Results from 2014 USA Games Drawing

Results from 2014 USA Games Drawing

The results of the 2014 USA Games Drawing for members of Team Maryland are in. SOFTBALL Traditional:   Harford County-Schmidt Unified:        Frederick County-Schaffer. SOCCER Traditional:    Anne Arundel County-Wise. Unified:         Carroll County-Collard BASKETBALL Traditional:     Howard County-Miller Unified:          Prince George’s-Smith BOWLERS Female Sedi D’Andrea-Penna…

Jeff Abel named Assistant Head of Delegation for 2014 USA Games in Princeton, NJ

Jeff Abel named Assistant Head of Delegation for 2014 USA Games in Princeton, NJ

After an exhaustive search within its own loyal corps of volunteers Special Olympics Maryland has chosen Jeff Abel from Mount St. Mary’s University to assume the role of Assistant Head of Delegation (A-HOD) for its 2014 National Games team. Jeff Abel serves as Director of the Center for Social Justice at Mount St. Mary’s University…

Casting call for Golfers

Casting call for Golfers

We are looking for golfers to participate in one of the following promotional campaigns this fall. Email Jason Schriml at jschriml@somd.org if interested. 1. A blog written by a partner and an athlete about their weekly journey through the season. This can be written or video. One entry per week and competition. Minimum 4 Maximum 8….

Special Olympics Maryland and the Athlete Leadership Programs (ALPS) need your help.

Special Olympics Maryland and the Athlete Leadership Programs (ALPS) need your help.

We are exploring hosting an ALPS conference in November. The thought is to combine this conference with the Athlete Congress and Area Directors meeting which are tentatively scheduled for November 09th, 2013. The ALPS conference would be held the evening of November 08th-09th, 2013.  It could cover a number of topics including Public Speaking, Dealing…

Open Letter to Mickey Cucchiella from SOMD Athlete Adam Hays

Open Letter to Mickey Cucchiella from SOMD Athlete Adam Hays

Dear Mickey, Several years ago, when I first met you, I did not know what to expect when coming onto the radio with the SOMD marketing department for your Morning Show at 98 Rock.  Who knew several years later, you would help expand a great event helping to make it the largest and most known…

Reveal the Champion Tours

Reveal the Champion Tours

We are conducting these tours to help citizens throughout Maryland better understand the Special Olympics mission and the magnitude of the Program. Come meet some of our athletes and hear their stories first-hand to see how Special Olympics transforms lives every day. There’s no cost to attend, it just requires an hour of your time….

Summer Games Tennis Rescheduled

Summer Games Tennis Rescheduled

Date: Sunday, June 30, 2013 Times: Registration 10:00 a.m. Competition to begin at approx 10:30 Estimated conclusion by 4:00 p.m. Location: Green Spring Racquet Club, 10803 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093 (just north of the Baltimore Beltway, approx 3 miles from Towson University) Eligible: All tennis Athletes and Unified Partners registered for the 2013 Summer…

2013 Summer Games Results

2013 Summer Games Results

2013 Summer Games Final Results (in pdf format) All Final Games Results Anne Arundel County Allegany County Baltimore City Baltimore County Calvert County Carroll County Cecil County Charles County Frederick County Garrett County Harford County Howard County Lower Shore Montgomery County Prince George’s County Saint Mary’s County Upper Shore Washington County

Discount Globetrotter Tickets

Discount Globetrotter Tickets

The Harlem Globetrotters will be coming to Towson University playing at the brand new Tiger Arena for 3 nights in a row, Wednesday, June 19th- Friday, June 21st and would like to extend a DISCOUNT on tickets to all families associated with Special Olympics Maryland. By mentioning this offer, tickets for this fun family event…

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