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Special Smiles

Special Smiles is one of the core components of the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes initiative, created to focus attention on the overall health issues facing Special Olympics athletes. The mission of Special Smiles is to increase access to dental care for Special Olympics athletes, as well as all people with intellectual disabilities. Dental [...]

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Opening Eyes

The mission of Special Olympics - Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes is to improve the quality of life for the millions of individuals diagnosed with intellectual disabilities by optimizing their vision, eye health and visual skills through quality eye care. Objectives of Opening Eyes includes providing screenings to Special Olympic Minnesota athletes, educating athletes, parents [...]

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MedFest

MedFest is a Special Olympics Healthy Athletes screening program that facilitates the required standard sports physical examination for current and prospective Special Olympics athletes. The Special Olympics General Rules require that all athletes who want to participate in Special Olympics must be examined by a physician or trained medical professional who completes the "medical certification" [...]

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Healthy Athletes

The mission of Special Olympics Healthy Athletes, developed in 1996, is to improve athletes' ability to train and compete in Special Olympics. Healthy Athletes is designed to help Special Olympics athletes improve their health and fitness, leading to enhanced sports experience and improved well-being. During a Healthy Athletes event, Special Olympics athletes receive [...]

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Privacy Policy

Special Olympics Minnesota Website Privacy Policy Effective date: Aug. 1, 2018 Thank you for reviewing our Privacy Policy. We recognize that visitors to our sites may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we treat that information. This policy addresses those concerns. The websites at specialolympicsminnesota.org and plungemn.org (the “Sites”) [...]

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Jobs & Internships

We aren't hiring right now, but we'd still love to see you! Check out these great ways you can get involved with SOMN. Volunteer at an event Become a coach Become an athlete Become a Unified Partner Internships Event Management [...]

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Staff & Board

President/CEO David Dorn [email protected] | 763.270.7130 Amy Albrecht | Operations & Logistics Associate [email protected] | 763.270.7126 Erik Anderson | Receptionist [email protected] | 612.333.0999 Nell Coonen-Korte | Receptionist [email protected] | 612.333.0999 Melissa Holmes | Vice President of Finance [email protected] | 763.270.7129 Lou Ann Kelly | Executive Assistant [email protected] | 763.270.7139 Nancy Paradeise | Database Manager [email protected] | 763.270.7124 Abby Pearson | Receptionist [email protected] | 612.333.0999 Ashley [...]

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Law Enforcement Torch Run

Law enforcement officers and their public safety counterparts have raised considerable funds for Special Olympics Minnesota over the years. More importantly, they continue to raise awareness and acceptance of persons with intellectual disabilities across Minnesota. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) is the largest grassroots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle for [...]

By |2018-10-19T20:17:07-05:00January 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Law Enforcement Torch Run

Sponsors & Partners

SOMN engages companies and organizations in meaningful ways in order to connect them with our constituents – athletes, families, coaches and volunteers – as well as the general public who support our initiatives at our fundraising events throughout the year. MEDIA IMPRESSIONS/YEAR ATHLETES, COACHES, VOLUNTEERS SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS WEB PAGEVIEWS/YEAR [...]

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Area 13

Anoka, Chisago, Ramsey (partial) & Washington counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer Opportunities Local Delegation Volunteers [...]

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Area 12

Dakota, Ramsey (partial) & Scott counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer Opportunities Area Management Volunteers Help plan, [...]

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Area 11

Carver & Hennepin counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer Opportunities We are currently looking for a few [...]

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Area 10

Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha & Winona counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer [...]

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Area 9

Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca & Watonwan counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer [...]

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Area 8

Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood & Rock counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer Opportunities [...]

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Area 7

Benton, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Sherburne, Stearns & Wright counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer Opportunities Local [...]

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Area 6

Big Stone, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, McLeod, Meeker, Renville, Swift & Yellow Medicine counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. [...]

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Area 5

Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd & Wadena counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer Opportunities Many of [...]

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Area 4

Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse & Wilkin counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer [...]

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Area 3

Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Pine & St. Louis counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer Opportunities [...]

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Area 2

Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard & Lake of the Woods counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer Opportunities Area Sports [...]

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Coaches

Coaches are role models and character builders. Coaches give Special Olympics athletes the most immediate awareness of their own worth, ability, courage and capacity to grow and improve. Are you new to Special Olympics Minnesota? If you’re interested in being a coach, a team assistant or a Unified Partner and have not [...]

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Area 1

Kittson, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake & Roseau counties Upcoming Events Staring in 2017, we will no longer offer Area-level bowling competitions. All delegations will bowl at State. Please visit the State Bowling Tournament page to find out when and where your delegation is bowling. Volunteer Opportunities [...]

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Areas, Delegations & Teams

Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) is divided into 13 Area programs. Each Area—managed by a volunteer committee with guidance from a SOMN Program staff member—serves athletes in its assigned counties. Within each area, there are delegations that are divided into teams that are either independent or community-, organization-, or school-based. Each team trains [...]

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About

Special Olympics is a global movement of people creating a new world of inclusion and community. We aim to build a culture that accepts and welcomes every single person regardless of ability or disability. We are helping to make the world a better, healthier and more joyful place—one athlete, one volunteer, one family [...]

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Athletes

"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." - Athlete Oath Through Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) programming, more than 8,200 people with intellectual disabilities showcase their skills to their peers, their communities and the world. In braving their attempts, they gain new experiences and become confident and empowered [...]

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Get Involved

Get involved as an ATHLETE “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” – Athlete Oath Get involved as a COACH Coaches give athletes the most immediate awareness of their capacity to improve. Get involved as an EVENT VOLUNTEER Make a difference in the lives [...]

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Home

Through Special Olympics' athletic, health and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities and the world. The Unified Movement offers athletic and leadership programs for everyone. Make a difference in an athlete’s life and experience the joy of Special Olympics! End the use of the [...]

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