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Volunteer Highlight: Irene Song

Irene is an athlete in the Washington County local program. She started participating in elementary school and has been going strong for more than 30 …

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#SOORDanceChallenge

Join the SOOR Dance Challenge and Support Inclusion! STEP 1: DANCE & RECORD Check out our SOOR DANCE CHALLENGE VIDEO to learn the official SOOR …

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Volunteer Highlight: Marie Cabler

Marie Cabler is the Local Program Coordinator (LPC) for Jackson County and also coaches sports year round!  She has been volunteering with Special Olympics Oregon …

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Make A Difference This Tax Season

3 easy steps to make a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities. As a fan of Special Olympics, you have likely witnessed …

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What is New with Special Olympics Oregon?

Special Olympics Oregon officially launched our new website in May 2020! Coincidentally, if you are reading this article, YOU’RE HERE! Take a look around, tell us what you think of the new place!

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Local Program Spotlight: Clackamas County

It is no secret that Special Olympics Oregon was facing a lot of uncertainty last year; this led to competitions being cancelled and training being limited to a no-cost policy. However, many of the local programs from around the state remained hard at work, continuing to find their own paths to success.

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Into The Next Decade of Sport and Inclusion

Special Olympics Oregon entered 2020 with great momentum, setting us up for a strong year ahead. We are still warm with wonderful memories from the Fall season where over 2,000 athletes and Unified partners participated in soccer, bowling, volleyball, and aquatics.

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