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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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August COVID-19 Update

Special Olympics Oregon COVID-19 RELATED UPDATES as of 8/19/2020 The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present significant challenges to our daily lives.  Schools in Oregon will …

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Hero Spotlight: Pam Abrahamsson

Good people surround themselves with good people.  We previously highlighted Jennifer Ruwart with Roger That Agency for her pro bono work in creating our beautiful …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rydell Nelson

Rydell is currently a college student at Portland Community College and first got involved with SOOR Esports beginning in May while SOOR prepared for our …

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Athlete Spotlight: Rachel Parsons

Athlete, Rachel Parsons, has spent the last 24 years of her life participating on the court with Special Olympics Oregon.  Her favorite sports are Basketball, …

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New Board Member, Kara

Welcome, Kara! Kara Buckley joins SOOR Board of Directors this month. She is a multilingual sports executive with 15 years of experience leading marketing and …

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Congratulations, Dr. Ed Ray!

After leading Oregon State University as President for 17 years, Dr. Ed Ray retired at the end of June. Under his leadership, Oregon State became …

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