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.

Download the Region Profile Sheet for more information

Region E Contact Info

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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

Events

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Jul
10
Wed
Region E Golf -9 Hole & Unified @ Chicago Heights East Golf Course
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am
Jul
15
Mon
Region A Golf-Individual Skills @ Senica's Deer Park GC
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jul
18
Thu
Region E Tennis @ BBCHS
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jul
30
Tue
Plainfield PD Armored Truck Challenge @ Plainfield Village Hall
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Aug
4
Sun
Region E Softball @ Inman Field
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
McCook & Countryside PD – Chicago Cubs Night @ Wrigley View Rooftops
Aug 4 @ 1:20 pm – 5:00 pm
Aug
9
Fri
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
10
Sat
Region E Bowling-East @ Orland Bowl
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Region E Bowling-West @ Town and Country Lanes
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Aug
16
Fri
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
17
Sat
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
18
Sun
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
23
Fri
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

White Sox Vs Texas Rangers LETR Host Night @ Guaranteed Rate Field
Aug 23 @ 7:10 pm – 10:00 pm
White Sox Vs Texas Rangers LETR Host Night @ Guaranteed Rate Field

The Chicago White Sox, in conjunction with the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run would like to offer a specially priced fundraising package to all supporters of Special Olympics as well as the Athletes, and their families for this game.
Each package will include a two-hour all you can eat and drink (beer, wine and soft drinks) buffet in the patio area, an outfield reserved ticket to watch the White Sox take on the Detroit Tigers, and a commemorative t-shirt.
This package is available for $80 and a portion of every package sold will go back to the Special Olympics Illinois!

Click here to view the event flier!

Aug
24
Sat
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
25
Sun
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
30
Fri
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Aug
31
Sat
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Sep
1
Sun
Schnucks T-Shirt Sales @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm

Schnucks T-Shirt Sales

The Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run is excited to team up with Schnucks Grocery chain during the month of August to raise funds and awareness for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.  During this event, law enforcement officers and volunteers will staff merchandise tables at the main entrance of their local Schnucks store. Volunteers will sell LETR merchandise, raffle tickets and collect general donations all to benefit to benefit the 23,000 traditional Special Olympics athletes and nearly 20,000 Young Athletes (ages 2 – 7).

Event Times:

All participating departments are asked to staff a LETR table at the main entrance of their local Schnucks during the following business hours:

Friday: 4 PM – 8 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: 10 AM – 6 PM

 

How do I coordinate a LETR Schnucks T-Shirt Sales event?

Here is the process that each department should follow:

  • Any department interested in holding this event should view this list of eligible Schnuck locations.
  • Departments must complete the below location request form or email details to snash@soill.org.  Please include the store location and preferred weekend.  Deadline to request a store is July 5, 2019. DO NOT CONTACT THE LOCAL STORE AT THIS TIME!
  • Schnucks corporate office will coordinate with their Opts team to verify the store is available on the requested dates and communicate approvals to Special Olympics Illinois.
  • Special Olympics Illinois will then confirm commitment with the local LETR department. Once confirmed, the officers may contact their local store manager to organize event details.
  • Remember all store and law enforcement commitments need to be requested to Sandy Nash no later than July 5, 2019.

Schnucks Location Request Form

Sep
21
Sat
Region E Volleyball @ HF Sports Complex
Sep 21 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Oct
19
Sat
Region E Bocce @ Roma Sports Complex
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am
Oct
20
Sun
Northeast Sectional Bowling-Region C @ Stardust Bowl
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am
Nov
6
Wed
Region E MATP @ Moraine Valley Comm. College
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am

 

 

Region E Sponsor

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