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Kyle and Jeremy Bring Home Major Hardware from the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi!

We are so proud of Special Olympics Colorado Swimmer Kyle Visser and Cyclist Jeremy MacLeod! Combined, they brought home four medals and three ribbons from the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi! Kyle won a gold medal in the 200m Freestyle, a silver medal in the 4x100 Freestyle Relay, bronze medal in the 100m IM, and a 5th place ribbon in the 400m Freestyle. Jeremy won a bronze medal in the 5K Time Trial, a 5th place ribbon in the 10K Road Race, and a 7th place ribbon in the 5K Race-Ready. Congratulations to Kyle and Jeremy and to the entire Special Olympics USA Team!

Grab Your Coworkers for the Corporate Polar Plunge on April 19!

Challenge your team or your boss to do the first ever Corporate Team Polar Plunge presented by Westerra Credit Union with the ultimate happy hour! Join us Friday, April 19 at Improper City, RiNo with food and drinks from Ratio Beerworks, Tito’s Vodka, and more! Click here to register your team!

Tryout for the Colorado Rapids Unified Team!

Athletes and Unified Partners! The Special Olympics Colorado Rapids Unified Team Season will kick off in early June! The Rapids Unified Team includes athletes both with and without intellectual disabilities and will receive training from the Colorado Rapid’s players and coaches, as well as travel to an away game.

Tryouts are being held on Saturday, April 6 from 12pm to 2pm at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Field 12. Click here to register for tryouts.

Choose To Include This Tax Season

The tax deadline is approaching and you can help end discrimination against individuals with intellectual disabilities. Whether you are getting a tax refund or not, you can make a donation to Special Olympics Colorado on Line 9 of the Colorado Tax Form. As one of the 20 charities listed, Special Olympics Colorado must raise $75,000 to remain on the form. Your gift may be deductible on your 2018 taxes. Click here to learn more.

SOCO State Basketball Tournament

Congratulations to our more than 1,300 athletes and unified partners who competed in the 2019 State Basketball Tournament! A huge thank you to our coaches and volunteers as well as Chick-Fil-A and Comfort Dental who came out to support our athletes. Check out the action! Click here to to view the photos courtesy of The Cowgirl Camera.

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Photos Courtesy of Brian Johnson Photo and The Cowgirl Camera

Westerra Credit Union Financial Tip

Whether you are starting out, moving up or downsizing—or if your financial circumstances call for nontraditional solutions—Westerra Credit Union has a mortgage product to fit your needs! They will help you compare rates, terms and closing costs so you get the right mortgage for you. Also, when you open an account and mention Special Olympics Colorado, Westerra donates $52.80 to our programs! Click here to learn more.

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