Area 17 / Sangamon

Area 17 was founded in 1981 and provides programming for people in the counties of Macoupin, Menard, Morgan and Sangamon.

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.

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area17Area 17 Contact Info


Lynde Pavich – Area Director

900 Christopher Lane, Suite 7
Springfield, IL, 62712
Phone: 217-544-3023
Fax: 217-544-3545


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Decatur Basketball Game Day @ Decatur Indoor Sports Complex
Dec 17 all-day
Decatur Basketball Game Day @ Decatur Indoor Sports Complex | Decatur | Illinois | United States

The deadline for entries for the Decatur Basketball Game Day in nearing!!

Don’t miss the opportunity to bring your teams to the Decatur Indoor Sports Complex Sunday December 17th and get 2 of your 3 mandatory games in before the snow flies and before the holidays!!

Lunch will be included and there in NO FEE TO PARTICIPATE!!

See attached the entry form DUE NOVEMBER 2oth to Joanie Keyes-Area 10 office 1950 N. Water St. Decatur, Il. 62526   or fax 217-428-9264 or e-mail

Basketball Game Day Flyer Decatur 2017

Polar Plunge – Springfield @ Lake Springfield
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Polar Plunge – Belleville @ 4204 Banquet Center
Mar 9 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm



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