Jacob Dobson – 2019 Ducky Derby Dash Ambassador

Saline County-Resident and Special Olympics Illinois athlete – Jacob Dobson will serve as the 2019 Duck Derby Dash Ambassador at the 5th Annual Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash. The Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash takes place at the Du Quoin State Fair on Sunday, Sept. 1. This summer Jacob is spreading the word about the…

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UNSUNG HERO: Bill Asbury

[metaslider id=”30672″] Bill Asbury, Special Olympics Illinois volunteer, Board Member, and father of an athlete, was presented an unsung hero award for his long-time dedication and passion for Special Olympics Illinois. What once started as a hobby, has now become a successful Special Olympics Illinois fundraiser. January marked the 10th Anniversary for the 2019 Girls…

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Team Work Makes the Dream Work for Special Olympics Illinois Softball Athletes

That’s a wrap for the 2017 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship! The tournament was an outstanding display of sportsmanship, camaraderie, and incredible athleticism. Special Olympics athletes from all over the United States and Canada traveled to Bismarck, North Dakota, on August 17, to compete in the championship tournament. The softball championship was a four-day…

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Special Olympics Illinois Athletes Slide Into The 2017 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship

By Gina Fasolo – Special Projects and Events Assistant Special Olympics athletes from all over the United States and Canada will travel to Bismarck, North Dakota, on August 17, to compete in the 2017 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship. The softball championship is a four-day event that runs through Sunday, August 20. The inaugural…

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