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Special Olympics B.C. March 2015 Newsletter

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • March 2015 Newsletter • New Car Dealers Association of BC supporting SOBC in Auto Show, annual auction • Special Olympics Team Canada update: new members, training camps, and star appearances • Law Enforcement Torch Run raising funds and awareness with spring events • Lower Mainland Healthy Athletes Screening Day coming April 11 • SOBC athletics, aquatics athletes warming

What is Special Olympics Unified Sports?

By: Krystian Shaw Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding. In Unified Sports, teams are made up of people of similar age and ability, which makes practices more fun and games more challenging and exciting for all. Having sport in common is just one

Special Olympics B.C. February 2015 Newsletter

TABLE OF CONTENTS • February 2015 Newsletter • Athletes, community support inspire at 2015 SOBC Winter Games • Success for skaters at 2015 Canada Winter Games • Spreading the word to end the word with Vancouver Whitecaps FC • Law enforcement runners carry torch for 2015 Provincial Games • Honouring Bill Farley and Sylvia Taylor • New opportunities to give Special Olympics a try • Gearing up for the Vancouver

Special Olympics B.C. January 2015 Newsletter

TABLE OF CONTENTS • January 2015 Newsletter • Countdown is on to the 2015 SOBC Winter Games • Raising awareness at World Outlook Financial Conference • LETR Final Leg to kick off 2015 Provincial Games • Draft an Athlete for the 2015 Provincial Games • New video resources for SOBC coaches • SOBC figure skaters set to hit the ice in the Canada Winter Games • 2015 anniversary celebrations for

Avril Lavigne Writes Song To Support Special Olympics

January 19, 2015   Avril Lavigne announced last week that she has written a song called “Fly” for The Avril Lavigne Foundation to support Special Olympics. The song will be released in advance of the Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will take place July 25-August 2, 2015. More details about the song will be available soon. In September 2014, as part of the Avril Lavigne Foundation’s support for Special Olympics,

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