Mark Tewksbury named Honourary Coach
of Special Olympics Team Canada
Special Olympics Canada is thrilled to announce Mark Tewksbury as Honourary Coach of the Team Canada roster heading to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games heading to Los Angeles next Summer. Mark Tewksbury is a long-time supporter and passionate advocate for the Special Olympics Movement and currently serves on the National board of directors and co-chairs the Special Olympics Champions Network. Congratulations Mark!
To see the full press release of the announcement, click here.
On Thursday, October 23rd, help paint North Bay red in support of the 2015 Special Olympics Provincial Winter Games!
Special Olympics Day North Bay will be filled with fun activities throughout the community, such as the "Healthy Athlete's Day" taking place at Canadore College Commerce Court campus, with nearly 100 local special needs students taking part in sports and healthy promotion exercises.
The focus of the day events is to celebrate the "Change for Champions" campaign, a collaborative partnership of Special Olympics Ontario and North Bay Police Service which first launched last month. The campaign is intended to create awareness and raise funds for the upcoming Winter Games.
Red laces will be sold at each event throughout the day and various locations in in the community.Please click on the PDF file below to get a full agenda of the events at Special Olympics Day North Bay.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS DAY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014
On Saturday, October 25th, the Toronto Argonauts football team are hosting a Special Olympics Day at the Rogers Centre against the Hamilton Tiger Cats. Special Olympics athletes will be participating in gameday activities such as the Fan Tunnel where they are able to greet the players as they run onto the field.
For Argonauts fans who wish to attend the game, discounted tickets can be purchased by downloading the order form. Be sure to get your dicsounted tickets with savings of 34% off regular price!
JYSK CHAMPIONS START AT HOME
CAMPAIGN A GREAT SUCCESS!
Since 2007, JYSK has been running in-store campaigns to raise funds and increase awareness for Special Olympics. This year’s campaign, Champions Start at Home, was another great success - raising over $35,000 in Ontario.
Thank you to all JYSK stores for their continued support over the years and to all the generous patrons that donated to the campaign!
Click on the link to find an Ontario store location near you:
DISTRICT COACHES AND TEAM MANAGERS ANNOUNCEMENT
Special Olympics Ontario is proud to announce district coaches and team managers for the 2015 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Winter Games. The Provincial Games will be held in North Bay from January 29 - February 1, 2015 and will host over 425 athletes, coaches and mission staff from across the province. It is a qualifying event for the 2016 National Winter Games which will be held in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.
For more information about the 2015 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Winter Games, please click here.
Congratulations to all selected coaches and team managers! Please click on the PDF file below to see the complete list of coaches and team managers.
Provincial Convenor Announcement
Special Olympics Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of the Provincial Convenors.
The Provincial Convenors will be responsible for working with Special Olympics Ontario and the Conference Convenors to enhance the competition opportunities in their sport and to further the Sport Development and Strategic Plans.
Click here to read more and see list of convenors
2015 Special Olympics Ontario
Provincial Winter Games
District Training Squads
Special Olympics Ontario is proud to announce District Training Squads for the 2015 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Winter Games. The Provincial Games will be held in North Bay from January 29-February 1, and will host over 425 athletes, coaches and mission staff from across the province. It is a qualifying event for the 2016 National Winter Games which will be held in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.
Click HERE for details.
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