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:
2015 State House Rally
March 24th, 11am-12pm, State House Steps
2,000 students, educators, volunteers, family members and community supporters from across the State will join together in advocacy for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The event will engage participants in taking the pledge against the use of the R-Word and promote respect.
The theme is Rise Up and Roar. There will be a Banner and Spirit Competition as part of the rally, so let the theme or simply the spirit of advocacy inspire you!!
Athlete Spotlight – Nicole Landoskey , Horry County
Nicole Landoskey will proudly represent her state and country this summer, at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games by competing in Bocce. Nicole, 23, has been a resident of Horry County since 2005, and will be the first athlete from Horry County – Area 16 to attend a Special Olympics World Games event!
You can take part in the Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America, an event that will unify the nation as it delivers the Flame of Hope to Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Games.
Anyone can be a torchbearer of the Flame of Hope as it makes its way through South Carolina, May 30-31 and June 1,5 and 6. Register today as a team or individual and take part in a once in a lifetime event to deliver the Flame of Hope to LA and help raise money for the Special Olympics movement.
Money raised from SC Routes will benefit the local area programs and the 22,593 athletes in South Carolina.
Register today: www.unifiedrelay.org