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Special Olympics BC September Newsletter Update

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • Latest Newsletter • New Car Dealers Foundation / Special Olympics BC Auction is off to the races • Latest news in Special Olympics BC’s safe, staged Return to Sport • Registration time for the 2020-21 sport season! • First-ever virtual motionball Marathon of Sport just around the corner • Giving thanks to Special Olympics BC’s phenomenal coaches during

Special Olympics BC Aug 18th,2020 Newsletter

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • Latest Newsletter • Next steps in Special Olympics BC’s safe, staged Return to Sport • Sobeys supports Special Olympics athletes with $1M donation and nutrition education • Congratulations to our inspiring provincial award winners • New Car Dealers Foundation / Special Olympics BC Auction set for September start • Virtual Fit Families & Friends complete Region 5 milestone

BC Special Olympics July, 2020 update Newsletter

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • Latest Newsletter • Beginning Special Olympics BC’s safe, staged Return to Sport • Virtual Torch Run for SOBC smashes fundraising and fitness goals • Fit Families & Friends goes virtual • Newmont Invitational supporters continue to make a difference for SOBC • New tools available to develop basic sport skills • Celebrating champions in Special Olympics Global Week

BC Special Olympics May/June Newsletter 2020

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • Latest Newsletter • Lace up for the Virtual Torch Run for SOBC • Staying healthy at home • Keep moving with daily #SOBCMayInMotion challenges • Latest news on the Newmont Invitational Golf Tournament • SOBC Virtual Health Forums featuring mental wellness and healthy eating • Provincial and federal governments providing vital support to sport organizations • SOBC Women

Special Olympics BC COVID-19 update May 22

Since the Government of B.C.’s announcement of their plan to restart B.C. safely, we have been learning more about what the process will be for returning to sport. There have been some changes to the process since our memo in early May, so we wanted to provide an update on what this currently looks like for Special Olympics BC. We have been working on the necessary plans to safely reactivate

Special Olympics BC COVID-19 update May 7,2020

Special Olympics BC welcomes the Government of B.C.’s May 6 announcement about their plan to restart B.C. safely. We’d like to share what the next steps look like for SOBC. We are currently developing plans to safely reactivate each of our sports and all of our programs and activities. Provincial officials will need to approve the plan for each sport and program before we are permitted to restart anything. SOBC’s

BC Special Olympics Latest Newsletter 2020

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • Latest Newsletter • Staying healthy at home • Special Olympics Team BC 2020 achieved their goals • Recapping Polar Plunge season • 2020 Regional Qualifiers off to a strong start • Provincial partners provide essential support to SOBC • Stepping up for inclusion • New Car Dealers Foundation / SOBC Auction postponed • 2020 SOBC award nominations open

Special Olympics BC December Newsletter 2019

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • December 2019 Newsletter • 2019 year-end newsletter available now! • Amazing action around the province in Special Olympics BC’s 10 summer sports • 2020 Polar Plunge for SOBC registration now open • Take the #SOBCHealthyHoliday Challenge! • BC LETR fundraisers score for SOBC • Recognizing Special Olympics champions during 50th anniversary • Two months to go for Team

Special Olympics BC November 2019 Newsletter

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • November 2019 Newsletter • 2021 Special Olympics BC Summer Games set to be held in Surrey • CF|24 raising the bar for Special Olympics • Healthy Athletes screenings are rewarding and impactful • Four Special Olympics Canada Award winners call B.C. home • Staples campaign helps Special Olympics athletes achieve their dreams • Team BC 2020 Training Squad

Champions for Inclusive Health leading the charge for critical change

Special Olympics BC athletes, volunteers, and families have done a lot in recent years to improve athlete health, as have dedicated Healthy Athletes volunteers. But it won’t be possible to change the dramatically higher rates of health problems faced by individuals with intellectual disabilities without systemic changes. To that end, SOBC has initiated the Champions for Inclusive Health Stakeholder Coalition, working with impactful partners who are dedicating time and energy

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