Area 9 / East Central
Area 9 was founded in 1979 and provides programming for people in the counties of Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Jasper, Lawrence, Richland and Shelby.
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.
For more information check out our Latest Newsletter.
Vanessa Duncan – Area Director
520 Jackson Ave.
Charleston, IL. 61920
Join the Suburban Young Professionals’ Board as they host their 3rd Annual Ugly Sweater Party benefitting Special Olympics Illinois! Wear your most HO-HO-HOrrible sweater to enter the ugly sweater contest, along with many other holiday games and raffles. Each attendee will receive two drink tickets, unlimited appetizers, and prizes. May all your sweaters be ugly and bright.
If you would like more information on the event or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Katelin Zandi at 217-497-0406 or firstname.lastname@example.org.