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Enjoy stories below about the power of Special Olympics Virginia to inspire hope, confidence and courage.
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Keeping the "Flame of Hope" burning bright.
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We're excited to announce our 2020 Special Olympics Virginia Webinar Schedule. Each month, we'll be hosting two unique topics to help further educate volunteers and our community on Special Olympics programming.
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As National Volunteer Week comes to an end, we want to extend a enormous thank you to each and every volunteer across the state.
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Under advisement from Special Olympics International, in cooperation with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and out of an abundance of caution, we have made the decision to suspend all community-based Special Olympics practices, competitions and other activities through the end of May.
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Applications are now being accepted for Special Olympics Virginia’s 2019 Annual Awards recognition.
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800 athletes take to the courts Basketball Championships, March 6-7 in Stafford
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This year's competition featured 33 inspiring athletes from 15 different state including Jon Friend and Chris Raupp from Virginia.
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Join us at Special Olympics Virginia’s Basketball Championships, March 6-7 in Stafford.
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Did you know a group of penguins is called a colony? And the coolest colony in Special Olympics Virginia is gathering for the Polar Plunge in Virginia Beach this weekend, Feb. 7-8!
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Our mission at Special Olympics is to help others find joy, confidence and fulfillment—no matter who they are. We seek to inspire people to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.

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