Area 6 / Heartland
Area 6 was founded in 1977 and provides programming for people in the counties of DeWitt, Livingston, Mason, McLean, Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford.
There are many opportunities available for you to get involved with Special Olympics including serving as a volunteer or committee member, helping with fundraising or competing as an athlete. If you live in the Area and want to find out more about the local program, please contact the Area Director.
Jim Fitzpatrick – Region Director
(Development / Sponsorship)
Bailey Brenner – Assistant Director
(Sports / Outreach)
605 E. Willow St.
Normal, IL 61761
You Are Invited!
The 2019 LETR Kickoff promises to be the best to date, providing a more interactive and exciting experience to all attendees. A variety of sessions will be offered, covering topics from fundraising best practices, athlete engagement, working with individuals with disabilities, social media engagement, and much more! This is also a unique opportunity to network with Torch Run officers throughout the state! All law enforcement personnel are invited to attend. There is no registration fee and lunch will be provided.
Win a HD Smart TV!
Attend the Kickoff and be entered into a drawing for a HD Smart TV! Winner will be selected at the end of the conference and must be present to win.
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Onsite Registration and Check In
10:00 a.m. – Flame of Hope & Welcome
2019 LETR KiCK OFF WILL FEATURE
Social Media Update
Special Olympics IL Global Messenger Speech
International Association of Chiefs of Police
Special Olympics Illinois 50th Anniversary Recap
2019 LETR Overview & Resources
New LETR Merchandise Vendor
Law Enforcement, Athlete, and Family Testimonials
Flame of Hope and Top Fundraising Awards
Check back soon for more information about this years’ Keynote Speaker!
We will be hosting a hospitality suite in the Brookridge conference room at the Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center on Thursday, January 31st. This event is scheduled from 8 p.m. – midnight, so if you’re in town, please stop by!
65 rooms have been reserved for Thursday, Jan. 31st, at a special rate of $109 (plus tax). Reservations can be made by calling the Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center at 309-664-6446 and asking for a room in the Torch Run block. Rooms must be reserved by Jan. 10, 2019.