SC Athletes and Coaches named to Special Olympics World Games Team USA

Special Olympics South Carolina is proud to announce that 5 athletes, 2 coaches,and 1 Unified Partner from South Carolina have been named to Special Olympics Team USA. The 491 member delegation will represent the United States at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, being held July 25-August 2, 2015, in Los Angeles, California.
 
Meet the South Carolina Delegation:

You can support the South Carolina Delegation’s efforts by making a donation towards the whole team or to a specific athlete – just be sure to check the box, “This donation is in tribute or in memory of someone.”
 
Donate Here Support the SC Delegation  
 

Athlete Spotlight – Stephanie Mack, Horry County

stephanie mackSpecial Olympics has forever changed the lives within the Mack family of Horry County. Stephanie, 26, became involved with Special Olympics around 2008, and has competed in several sports such as aquatics, bocce, bowling, athletics, and tennis.
 
Over the past four years, Stephanie has become extremely interested in improving her skills in tennis. She is strong willed and always determined to better her scores from the previous practice, match, or tournament. This dedication and perseverance granted her the opportunity to attend the 2014 USA Games in New Jersey this past June, and the 2014 Special Olympics North America National Tennis Championship just a few days ago. Both of these experiences were a dream come true for Stephanie.

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Annual Leadership Conference

January 30th-February 1st, Myrtle Beach
We’re looking forward to another special weekend full of interesting topics, learning new skills and a whole lot of fun! Please reserve your spot at the Annual Leadership Conference HERE.
 
This year’s Keynote Speaker will be Bobby Petrocelli – Speaker, Author, Educator and Coach. Visit Bobby’s website to learn more www.10seconds.org
 
Hotel Accommodations
**Conference Registration does NOT reserve you a room**
Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC
(843) 449-8880
Special rate of $99.00+ per night ends January 2, 2015. Suite and oceanfront upgrades may be available at an additional charge at check-in, based on availability.
 
Please take a moment to fill out the Conference Agenda form and nominate someone for the Champions Award.