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SPECIAL OLYMPICS JOHNSON COUNTY (SOJC)
 
A Huge Congratulations to all athletes & partners who attended Summer Games!!

Monday, August 17thHoosier Athletic Center located at 10440 E US Highway 136 in Clermont. 

 

6:00PM – Sox Softball game, diamond 3 at  Hoosier Athletic Center located at 10440 E US Highway 136 in Clermont. 

 

7:05PM – Owls Softball game, diamond 3 at Hoosier Athletic Center located at 10440 E US Highway 136 in Clermont. 

 

6:00PM - Long Distant Run Walk at Clark Pleasant Middle School

 

6:00PM – Golf Skills Practice at Hickory Stick Golf, located 4422 Hickory Stick Blvd. Greenwood

 

Tuesday, August 18th

6:00PM Volleyball Practice at Clark Pleasant Intermediate School Note:  Best to take Stop 18 from US 31 and then follow detour signs, unless changed from last week.

 

 Wednesday, August 19th (NO Softball practices on Wednesdays)

 

6:00PM Long Distant Run Walk @ Clark Pleasant Middle School

 

6:00PM Corn Toss Practice

 

6:00PM Flag Football Game

 

7:05PM Flag Football Game

Both games & Practice at the Center Grove Little League 6250 W. Smith Valley Road just west of SR37 go north on St Rd 37 to Smith Valley Rd and turn left, then turn right at first road.

 

6:00M Volleyball Game on Court 2

At Riverside Family Center located at 2420 White River Parkway East Drive.(wear last year’s pink shirt/black shorts)

 

Saturday, August 22nd –

Bowling – 1:00PM Please arrive at least 30 minutes early to get lane assignments, ball, shoes & be ready to bowl right at 1PM at Southern Bowl, Greenwood, Cost is $6 Saturdays through end of October (See attached schedule)

 

Lane volunteers needed

 

Upcoming events:

 August 29th – Annual Fed Ex Plane Pull SAVE THE DATE

We need athletes and partners for our Unified Team

Need shirts sizes and waiver signed if participating.

    

To make a safe and secure online donation using firstgiving:

 

https://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/RitaAbellPlanePull2013/2015-plane-pull-challenge

 

August 31st – Softball Tournament Marion County (details to follow) held at Hoosier Athletic Center located at 10440 E US Highway 136 in Clermont, Indpls.

 

Friday, September 11th – SOJC Night at Greenwood H.S. Football Game  -

Cheer Leaders, Football team introduced at Halftime

Tailgating before the game More information to come

 

Sunday, September 13th – EKS State Competitions

at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory High School, 2801 W. 86th St., Indpls.

 

Flag Football – Team Raptors

Volley Ball – Unified Team -   Tornadoes

Corn Toss – 30 Foot Toss ONLY

Distance Run/Walk (3000m & 5000m)

 

Saturday, September 26th – EKS State Competitions

 Softball Tournament at Midwest Sports Complex, 7509 Augusta Rd., Indpls.

SOJC Sox traditional team w/designated pitcher

SOJC Owls unified team

 

 Corn Toss – 21 foot toss ONLY

 

 Golf Skills –  at Hickory Sitck Golf, located 4422 Hickory Stick Blvd., Greenwood

 

 
REMINDER
ALL ATHLETES, Unified PARTNERS, COACH/VOLUNTEER – CURRENT AND NEW MUST COMPLETE THE BRAND NEW Special Olympics FORMS (see attached) unless you already completed athlete application on new form in 2015.  
NOTE:  medicals are good for 3 years, need to be signed by athlete’s doctor, BUT BE SURE TO HAVE A 2015 NEW MEDICAL COMPLETED WHEN CURRENT MEDICAL EXPIRES.
 
Enjoy your Week!            
 
MOST Important, Have Fun!!
 

Special Olympics is an international nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Johnson County (SOJC) is your local chapter to this great organization.  SOJC provides year round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in order to create experiences like the joy of achievement, being included in the community, building skills, developing leadership abilities, and making lifelong friends.

Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. Our vision is to empower people with intellectual disabilities to realize their full potential and develop their skills through year-round sports training and competition. As a result, Special Olympics athletes become fulfilled and productive members of their families and the communities in which they live. Special Olympics is an experience that is energizing, healthy, skillful, welcoming and joy filled.

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Contact
Special Olympics Johnson County Email: specialolympicsjc@gmail.com Phone: 317-738-7038