2016 SOILL Outstanding Athlete of the Year

Charles Dunn of Belleville has been named the 2016 Special Olympics Illinois’ Outstanding Athlete of the Year Award. He was honored at a reception June 10 before the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games Opening Ceremony at Illinois State University in Normal. The Outstanding Athlete Award recognizes a Special Olympics Illinois athlete whose achievements, dedication and…

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2016 SOILL Outstanding Coach of the Year

Jennifer Hitt of Edwardsville has been named the 2016 Special Olympics Illinois’ Outstanding Coach of the Year Award. She will be honored at a reception June 10 before the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games Opening Ceremony at Illinois State University in Normal. The Outstanding Coach Award recognizes the coach who best demonstrates the true ideals…

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Area News – May 2016

Far West Suburban/Area 2 29th Annual Midwest Golf Celebrity Pro-Am The 29th Annual Midwest Golf Celebrity Pro-Am to benefit Far West Suburban/Area 2 will be June 20 at The Royal Fox Country Club in St. Charles. The format for this year’s event will match professional athletes, and other celebrities with amateur foursomes in a scramble…

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Area News – April 2016

Chicagoland Areas Career Training – Enrollment Open Are you, your child or a loved one struggling to get a job – or even an interview? Aspire, a local leader in providing bold and uncompromising services to kids and adults with disabilities and their families across Chicagoland, is seeking candidates for Aspire CareerLink. Aspire CareerLink is an…

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For This Team, It’s All About the Big Picture

PTOEC of Belleville knows of the amazing benefits that Special Olympics Illinois offers for its athletes. They know that Special Olympics Illinois dramatically changes the lives of the athletes. PTOEC (Parent Teacher Organization for Exceptional Children) has been participating in the Polar Plunge for four years. They became involved in the Plunge because two of…

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