On February 18, 2014, Special Olympics athletes, Ruby Lappin and Piero Gallucci were invited to assist with the opening of the Toronto Stock Exchange along with members of Bay Street Hoops and KidSport Ontario.
Taje Mohabir, Chair, Bay Street Hoops, joined Peter Conroy, President, Shorcan Brokers Limited to celebrate the 20th annual Bay Street Hoops basketball tournament. Bay Street Hoops is a not-for-profit organization that raises funds on behalf of Special Olympics Ontario and KidSport Ontario.
On April 3, 2014 participants from accounting, law and financial services firms and other corporations will come together at the Bay Street Hoops tournament with the goal of making sports more accessible to children and youth in Toronto. Since 1995, over $2,300,000 has been raised for children and youth charities.
For more information on Bay Street Hoops and how to register for this event, please visit their website: www.baystreethoops.com
Special Olympics Ontario
Becomes Official IMS Barter Member
Special Olympics Ontario is pleased to announce we are officially an International Monetary Systems (IMS) member! We are very eager to utilize IMS services to help strengthen our organization and benefit over 19,000 dedicated Ontario athletes. IMS Members are now able to donate IMS Barter dollars to our organization. When a business becomes an IMS Client, it can exchange goods and/or services with other members for Trade Dollars. Members can donate Trade Dollars to help our organization thrive and continue its success! IMS Barter dollars are fully tax receiptable.
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2014 Special Olympics National Summer Games
Team Ontario Training Squad*
Special Olympics Ontario is proud to announce the athletes named to the Team Ontario Training Squad for the 2014 Special Olympics National Summer Games. The National Games will be held in Vancouver, BC from July 8 – 13th, 2014 and will host over 1,700 athletes, coaches and mission staff from across the country. It is a qualifying event for the 2015 World Summer Games which will be held in Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Team Ontario is comprised of 353 athletes, 86 coaches and 14 Mission Staff and 3 Team Management from all across the province. Athletes qualified for National Games from the Provincial Spring Games in Kingston and the Provincial Summer Games in York Region.
Team Ontario Training Squad (PDF)
Team Ontario Adopt an Athlete Sponsorship Package
Help send an athlete to the Games in Vancouver!
Sponsorship Package (PDF)
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