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October COVID-19 Update

October 23, 2020 Special Olympics Oregon COVID-19 RELATED UPDATES as of 10/23/2020 We are pleased with the incredible response we’ve received from athletes, volunteers, and …

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Athlete Spotlight: Kristi Cule

Athlete Kristi Cule is an active member of our online community SOOR Active.  Her participation with Special Olympics Oregon began 36 years ago with she was …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Lauren McGinley

The halt of in-person programming hasn’t stopped Athletes and the Young Professionals Council [YPC] from breaking a sweat through the SOOR Active community – over 1000 members strong and …

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Partner Spotlight: Raise Agent

Thank you Raise Agent – Lauren, Candice, Hannah! The global pandemic did not stop our Champions from shining across the big (and small screen) on October 14th – …

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Fall Virtual Games Competition Week

Competition Week for the 2020 Special Olympics Oregon Fall Virtual Games presented by Providence Health & Services has arrived! Nearly 400 participants have experienced the transformative power …

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Athlete Spotlight: Henry Meece

What has Henry Meece, Special Olympics Oregon athlete and five time X-Games medalist been up to during COVID?   Just like everyone else, our world …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ann Beringer

Long Time SOOR Clackamas Volunteer, Ann Beringer, Says Good-bye   Ann Beringer has been a member of the SOOR family for two decades. She recently resigned …

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Hero Spotlight: Coach Feld

Coach Aaron feld raised over $10,000 for Special Olympics Oregon and the Eugene/Springfield program through his #45daychallenge.   Words from Coach Feld from his #FILLtheSLEEVES …

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Hero Spotlight: Steve Berne

We all have different ideas of what angels might look like – I’ll let you in on a little secret: There’s an angel in Oregon who …

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Partner Spotlight: U.S. Bank

Special Olympics Oregon is honored to be one of the many nonprofits that has received critical support from U.S. Bank during a year when we’ve …

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