As the rain poured down, so did the cheers. In fact, if you listen closely, we're certain you can still hear them. Many thanks to the athletes, volunteers, sponsors, families and fans who, despite many competition cancelations, proved that a little rain couldn't dampen their champion spirits.
Check back very soon for Summer Games photos, links to Rising Up Sports streamed video from select venues and new Special Olympics Virginia outreach videos!
Rising Up Sports streamed videos:
2014 USA Games Coaches Needed
Special Olympics Virginia is searching for qualified coaches for the 2014 USA Games, set for June 14-21, 2014 in Princeton, New Jersey. Coaching for the USA Games team is an exciting and rewarding experience. The application deadline for all coaching positions, with the exception of volleyball, is August 2, 2013. For more information, and the application, click here.
Don’t forget to use your P&GbrandSAVER® coupons, which came out in your May 12 newspaper, to support Special Olympics! Through June 30, Special Olympics will receive 2 cents for every coupon used. There is no limit to the donation from P&G, so the more coupons redeemed, the higher the gift. Coupons from the May 12 P&GbrandSAVER® coupon book, which includes $48+ in savings, expire June 30.
Fairfax County Police Department Emergency Vehicle Operations Course -3725 Stonecroft Blvd. Chantilly, VA
G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium, Woodbridge
Virginia Outdoor Center, Fredericksburg
Congratulations to Special Olympics Virginia athlete Paul Marretti for being named Kroger's Regional Employee of the Year. Way to go, Paul!