Global Messenger Speakers Academy

by Michele Evans.

Special Olympics Illinois is thrilled to be partnering with the National Speakers Association of Illinois (NSA-IL) for a fall Athlete Leadership Training.

GlobalMessengersDSC_0251-webThe NSA is the premier organization for professional speakers. Since 1973, NSA has provided the most comprehensive resources and education designed to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members and the speaking profession.

Members from the NSA –Illinois chapter will facilitate a one-day training with multiple sessions designed to improve, enhance and further develop the speaking and presentation skills of our Global Messengers. This workshop will take place on Saturday, Nov. 22, in Addison.

Some of the topics will include: Stage Skills – how to enhance your presence on a stage, body language, adding memorable giveaways; Telling Your Story & Making it Memorable – how to have a great opening and closing, making it memorable and impactful, great opening and closing ideas.

For more information, download a flyer and reply form or contact Karen Milligan at 309-888-2551.

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LaGondola Spaghetti Lunch

by Jeremy.

  • Can’t come to the dinner? Call in your order and we will deliver to in -town homes! 217-428-9255
  • Carry out is available
  • Bake sale
  • Extra loaf of bread $2.00
  • Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread coffee or iced tea
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Area 2 & 16 MedFest

by Jeremy.

Teams are encouraged to reserve a time slot by calling Sandy Hutchins (630-377-7250 *shutchins@soill.org). Walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first served basis.

Athletes must bring an Application for Participation in Special Olympics Illinois S1-7 (Med App) to the exam with the following sections completed:

  • Athlete Information
  • Health Insurance & Emergency Information
  • Parent and/or Guardian Authorization and Media Release
  • Known medical information, medications, allergies, and tetanus shot in Medical Clearance
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