Special Olympics Forsyth – April Updates
Schedule of Upcoming Activities
Saturday – April 22nd Friends/Fun/Food Social Get-To-Gether
(Thorngate Subdivision Clubhouse 6pm – 8pm)
Tuesday – April 25th Chilli’s Give Back – Exit 14
All day event! Must mention Special Olympics!
no need to cook, come eat with your friends and support Special Olympics!
2017 Battle of the Bats Flyer
2017 car wash – all schools 10-2
Friday – May 5th Bowling Night – Stars and Strikes
· 1st Friday of each month – contact PamHutch@bellsouth.net
· Monthly bowling is not an official chaperoned Special Olympics Event for Athletes!
Saturday – May 13th (5) High School Car Wash Challenge – 10am-2pm
Calling EVERYONE to come out and support YOUR CAR WASH FUNDRAISER.
More information coming soon!
Friday – May 19th, 20th, 21st SOGA State Games – Emory University
Therapeutic Program for Forsyth County (Update) – was approved to be included in the County 2018 Budget process. It is not “officially” approved – as it must go to the Forsyth Board of Commissioners. Working together with Special Olympics Forsyth – we will work with them to provide art classes, music / social activities, wheelchair basketball, day camps, summer camps, other activities year-round for our ALL individuals with disabilities. We need your voice & help for this pass! Contact your local commissioner!
Thank you to all our Volunteers & Sponsors who support our Athletes and Program
*Athlete Participation Requirements
As a reminder, all athletes must be up to date on their participation forms. For initial eligibility, the form must be signed by a parent and doctor. Every 3 years, the forms must be renewed prior to the expiration date. To renew, you must first identify the status of the athlete. “A” status requires parent signature only. “AB” status requires both a doctor and parent signature. If the form expires, then the athlete must complete the form with a parent signature and doctor signature again. Please check the athlete list provided at http://www.soforsyth.com/registration. Athletes not listed do not have an eligibility form on file or the form has expired (the athlete is unable to practice or compete without this form). For questions, please contact Charlene Northcutt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the posted list may not include forms submitted within 30 days of this email blast. A copy of the participation form is attached to this email. Once the form is completed, please fax to Charlene Northcutt at 770-888-1278.
Bowling 1st Friday evening of each Month – Stars and Strikes
Questions? Contact email@example.com
*Please continue to check the website @ www.soforsyth.com for more SO Forsyth information throughout the year!
A BIG thank you to everyone who organized, participated and supported El Rio &
Special Olympics Forsyth’s 4th Annual Car Wash with our Fantastic Forsyth High Schools
Central, Lambert, North, South and West. See below for the Car Wash Challenge Winner:
- Congratulations West High School 1st Place
- Central High School coming in a close 2nd Place
FIRST FRIDAYS BOWLING SOCIAL at Stars and Strikes will start at 7:00 pm – First Friday of every month 2016 except for Friday, August 5th, 2016, due to Special Olympics Cumming Aquatic Center Party
Bowling update – 1st Friday of the month. Pam Hutchinson has graciously volunteered to be our new host for bowling night!
She is now the “Lady of the Lanes” for SO Forsyth @ Stars and Strikes. Thank you PAM!
New contact is Pamhutch@bellsouth.net
SPORTS ARE OFFERED BY SEASON
Registration typically starts about 10-12 weeks before the games. Check out the website atwww.soforyth.com. More to come…
Brooke Hasfjord Represented SOFC and Team USA at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles as part of the Team USA Swim Team 2015.
Brooke is featured around 4:56 in this video on ESPN. We are so proud of you Brooke!
Thank you Bruce FaBrizio of The Egbar Foundation for $2,500 Donation!
SOFC is so grateful to The Egbar Foundation and their very generation gift of $2,500! Below, representing the Egbar Foundation is Bruce FaBrizio, Founder and Chairman. Recipient Dana Westbrook and several SOFC athletes are exicted for this wonderful gift and support!