Region E

Region E provides programming for people in the counties of Grundy, Kankakee, South Suburban Cook and Will counties.

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 Region and want to find out more about the local program, please contact one of the staff members listed below.

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Region E Contact Info


Kevin O’Brien – Director
Phone: 708-991-7564

Patty Welsh – Assistant Director
Phone: 708-929-2113

Amy Bandstra – Administrative Assistant
Phone: 708-991-7564

Kimberly Riddering – Senior Director (North Region)
Phone: 847-626-5809

Mike Rackov – Manager – Administrative Services
Phone: 312-802-0285

Annie Riddering – Manager- Sports
Phone: 312-270-5193

Office Location

900 Maple Rd. Ste. 1W
Homewood, IL 60430
phone: (708) 991-7564
fax: (708) 960-4586


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