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We're excited to share our plans for Special Olympics in the new year and beyond. Join members of the Special Olympics Staff, Special Olympics athletes, volunteers and other community members to learn how the movement will be expanding in the next year and beyond.

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Xtra Mile Walking Clubs Announced

Xtra Mile Walking Clubs Announced

Spring into action with walking clubs from Cambridge to West Springfield! Joining the Xtra Mile Community! Where we believe opportunities to get out and be active should not be limited by anyone’s ability. Going the Xtra Mile means doing a little more than you did yesterday. Whether you are walking, rolling, biking, snowshoeing or running, you are doing more than if you chose to stay home – you are going the Xtra Mile. So, how can you help to create such a community while striving to attain your personal best? It’s easy! Join a local Xtra Mile Club! Discover new…

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Special Olympics North America (SONA) Move Challenge

Special Olympics North America (SONA) Move Challenge

Special Olympics North America (SONA) Move Challenge Challenge Details WHAT: Special Olympics North America presents the SONA Move Challenge, an 8-week movement challenge to see how many minutes of exercise participants can complete each week. WHO: Participants will have the choice of competing as an Individual (Special Olympics athletes only), Doubles (traditional or Unified), or as part of a Team (traditional or Unified, 3-10 people total). Unified teams must be at least 25% athletes and 25% Unified partners.   Registration Date: Participant registration opens February 15 and closes March 14. Challenge Date: The challenge BEGINS March 15 – May 9, 2021.  …

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Special Olympics Massachusetts Announces new Exclusive Special Needs Trust Partner

Special Olympics Massachusetts Announces new Exclusive Special Needs Trust Partner

Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (PLAN of MA & RI) makes a $100,000 commitment to Special Olympics Massachusetts to provide resources and promote inclusion. Special Olympics Massachusetts and Planned Lifetime Assistance Network (PLAN of MA & RI) announce a first of its kind Exclusive Partnership. Special Olympics athletes and their families will get access to PLAN of MA & RI educational webinars and resources to help with future financial planning. In addition, PLAN f MA & RI will provide training to Special Olympics staff members to better speak with families about the importance of sound…

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