Area 1 / Northwestern

Area 1 was founded in 1976 and provides programming for people in the counties of Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, Carroll, Ogle, Whiteside, Lee and De Kalb.

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 listed below.

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Deborah Kelly – Area Director
Phone: 815-739-2052

Trent Geiger – Area Manager
Phone: 309-706-4563

904 Myrtle Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
Fax: 815-566-4334

850 N. Church St.
Rockford, IL 61103

Events

Volunteer Today

 

Sep
8
Fri
Area 1 Ramp Bowling @ Park Lanes
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sep
16
Sat
Volleyball Qualifier D – Area 16 @ LP High School
Sep 16 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
27
Wed
Equestrian Certified Training School @ BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center
Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Equestrian Certified Training School @ BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center | Poplar Grove | Illinois | United States

Coaches are invited to attend an instructional equestrian training covering athlete/horse assessments, riding patterns, practice plans and more!

Come join us at our State Championship Venue!

Please register by email or phone with Carolyn Klocek by Friday, September 22.

Carolyn Klocek
Assistant Director-Coach & Health Services
cklocek@soill.org
312-502-3571

Supporting Documents

Area 1 Equestrian CTS 9 27 17

Nov
4
Sat
Northern Sectional Bowling – Area 1 @ Cherry Bowl
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nov
18
Sat
Annual Kick Off the Holidays Celebration @ Dixon Elks Club
Nov 18 @ 11:30 am – 3:30 pm