Special Olympics Colorado June 2019 Newsletter

State Summer Games presented by Spectrum Recap

Congratulations to all Special Olympics Colorado athletes who competed at the State Summer Games presented by Spectrum! The weekend brought together 1,000+ athletes competing on 78 teams, 600+ volunteers, and 240+ coaches to celebrate the 50th anniversary of SOCO. Thanks to all of our Summer Games sponsors for making this possible!

Photos Courtesy of Brian Johnson Photography

Special Olympics Colorado provided nearly 1,000 FREE health screenings to athletes at the State Summer Games presented by Spectrum in fields such as dentistry, optometry, and podiatry. Thank you to our 100+ Healthy Athletes clinical directors and medical volunteers! If you know of volunteers in the medical field who are interested in helping, here is how to get involved.

Pull for a Purpose on Saturday, August 17 at the Plane Pull presented by Subway!

Volunteers Needed for State Summer Classic presented by Smile Generation in Colorado Springs on August 24-25!

Special Olympics Colorado is always looking for new coaches, team volunteers, and administrative help for many of our local teams! No sports specific knowledge is required and we will provide you with all necessary training. If you, or anyone you know have an interest in getting involved, please visit this link to see current needs!

Join Us at the Upcoming Chili's Tip-a-Cop on July 14!

Tip-a-Cop, Help an Athlete! Together with Special Olympics Colorado athletes, Law Enforcement officials will be waiting tables and collecting tips at Chili’s Restaurants across Colorado on July 14. Check here for a location near you!

Athletes - are you ready to get fit this summer? SOCO is offering our first ever Summer Fitness Series!

All classes are free, open to athletes and non-athletes alike, and will help you learn more about staying fit. Questions? Email socofitnesscaptain@specialolympicsco.org.

Support SOCO through the Big Ten Charity Social Event on July 20th!

Join all the Big Ten Schools as they march around LoDo for Special Olympics Colorado! The cost participate is $10 and includes a free koozie and drink specials at each bar. All proceeds this year will go to Special Olympics Colorado! Visit this link for more information.

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