Region K

Region K provides programming for people in Alexander, Clay, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White and Williamson 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 K Contact Info

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Rhonda Knight – Director
Phone: 618-383-4400

Kim Talley – Co-Director
Phone: 618-457-2969

Jackie Flechs – Assistant Director – Sports
Phone: 618-383-4526

Office Locations

P.O. Box 320
Norris City, IL 62869

1740 Innovation Dr. Box 23
Carbondale, IL 62903

Events

Register to Volunteer
Jul
25
Sat
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
31
Mon
Region K Bowling-Females @ SI Bowl
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
2
Wed
Region K Bowling (Males) @ SI Bowl
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
4
Fri
Region K Bowling-Teams @ SI Bowl
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
9
Wed
Region K Bowling (Fall) @ Nu-Bowl Lanes
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
17
Thu
Region K Volleyball Skills @ Eldorado High School
Sep 17 @ 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
27
Sun
Region I Volleyball @ Richard Workman Sports Complex
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Oct
4
Sun
Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash @ Details coming soon!
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash @ Details coming soon! | Du Quoin | Illinois | United States

What is the Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash?

The Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash  is a signature fundraising event for Special Olympics Illinois. On Oct. 4, 2020, spectators will watch Ducks splash into the water race towards the finish line.

Race Day will be filled with entertainment for the entire family, an appearance by Splash the Duck, and much more. Additional details will soon be available.

How do I adopt a duck?

Adopt a Duck Now!

 

You can Adopt a duck for only $5. Get more chances to win by purchasing a Quack Pack (6 ducks for $25), Flock of Ducks (24 ducks for $100) or Ducky Derby Donor (60 ducks for $250)!

*Are you adopting a duck on behalf of a friend, co-worker or family member affiliated with a Sales Team? If so, be sure to select the team you want to get credit for your adoption. Click on a team member name to give credit to a specific person.

For more information, contact Kimberly Talley at ktalley@soill.org or 618-457-2969

 

 

Oct
8
Thu
Region K Bocce-Adults @ First Christian Church
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Oct
9
Fri
Region K Bocce-School Aged @ First Christian Church
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dec
3
Thu
Region K Basketball – Individual Skills – Carmi @ Carmi-White County High School
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm