Region J

Belleville Dumpster Plunge – Live

 

 

 

Region J provides programming for people in Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Fayette, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, St. Clair and Washington 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 J Contact Info

Justin Dunning – Director
Phone: 618-654-6680

Steve Whitlatch – Assistant Director – Sports
Phone: 618-654-6680

Katy Gruen – Manager of Development
Phone: 618-654-6680

Office Locations

1318 Mercantile Dr.
Highland, IL 62249

Events

Volunteer Today
Apr
18
Sat
Region H Soccer – CANCELED @ Glenwood High School
Apr 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Apr
26
Sun
Region J Gymnastics – CANCELED @ World Class Gymnastics, Belleville Sports Complex
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
May
9
Sat
Region J Spring Games – CANCELED @ Edwardsville High School
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jun
19
Fri
2020 Dennis Corley Memorial Golf Tournament @ The Prairies Golf Club
Jun 19 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

It is that time of year again! We are honoring our dear friend Denny Corley by hosting another great golf outing with proceeds benefiting his two favorite charities, The Special Olympics and The BackStoppers. This event is open to the public but will be limited to 26 teams. The PDF is a printable flyer you may share with anyone.

 

Please send your registration to the address on the form or email me with any questions.

We will also kick off the 2020 Gun Raffle at the tournament. We sincerely appreciate your continued support!

 

M&I Golf 2020 Flyer

Jul
25
Sat
5k Donut Run hosted by Collinsville PD @ Collinsville PD
Jul 25 @ 6:00 am – 11:00 am
5k Donut Run hosted by Collinsville PD @ Collinsville PD

The race will start and finish at the Collinsville Police Department and go through downtown Collinsville. There will be three ‘Donut Stops’ along the route where participants will have the opportunity to consume a donut. One donut may be consumed at each station for a 1 minute overall time deduction. Eating donuts is not required, but encouraged. This race will test your running speed and ability to eat donuts. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Illinois.

Packet Pick-Up and Registration at Collinsville Police Department starts at 6:00AM on race day!

5K Registration Flyer

 

Region H Softball @ LLSC Complex
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jul
31
Fri
Region J Golf @ Oak Brook Golf Course
Jul 31 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Region J Golf @ Oak Brook Golf Course | Edwardsville | Illinois | United States

Special Olympics Illinois is currently in the process of changing its volunteer registration and management software to VolunteerHub. This transition is being implemented by Region, one at a time, to ensure a smooth transition for everyone.

At this time, this event has not been set up in VolunteerHub. Please reach out to the event contact for more information.

Aug
1
Sat
LETR Days Sponsored By Schnucks @ Schnucks Stores Across Illinois
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm

LETR Days Sponsored By Schnucks

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 17,000 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

 

 

 

 

Aug
30
Sun
Region J Bowling @ St. Clair Bowl
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
19
Sat
Region H Volleyball-Individual Skills @ Springfield YMCA
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
20
Sun
Region J Flag Football Competition @ Trenton City Park
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Region J Flag Football Competition @ Trenton City Park

Special Olympics Illinois is currently in the process of changing its volunteer registration and management software to VolunteerHub. This transition is being implemented by Region, one at a time, to ensure a smooth transition for everyone.

At this time, this event has not been set up in VolunteerHub. Please reach out to the event contact for more information.

 

Sep
27
Sun
Region I Volleyball @ Richard Workman Sports Complex
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Oct
10
Sat
Region J Bocce @ Glik Park
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Oct
18
Sun
Region J Sectional Bowling (Southern) @ St. Clair Bowl
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Region J Sectional Bowling (Southern) @ St. Clair Bowl

Special Olympics Illinois is currently in the process of changing its volunteer registration and management software to VolunteerHub. This transition is being implemented by Region, one at a time, to ensure a smooth transition for everyone.

At this time, this event has not been set up in VolunteerHub. Please reach out to the event contact for more information.

Region J Sponsors