• Special Olympics Forsyth
    1120 Dahlonega Hwy
    Cumming, GA 30040

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Announcements

AUGUST UPDATES:

Please read important August Updates from Special Olympics Forsyth! 

Check out www.soforsyth.com for more information.

Save the Dates:

August 29th – Tanner’s give back night from 5:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.  Tanner’s is located in Vickery Village off of Post Road.

September 1st – Bowling night at Stars and Strikes.  7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

September 16th –  Battle of the Bats at Central Park. Download Flyer

September 30th – Barn Dance 6:00 P.M. to 8:30P.M. at Barefoot Ranch.  Cost is $10.00 per person.  Download Flyer

FUND-RAISING TIME for Special Olympics Forsyth!

Raffle ticket sales – each Athlete is expected to sell a minimum of 20 tickets to help fund our Program.  Tickets will be provided to all Athletes.  We need your support!  All money raised supports our entire program!  Tickets due on the 16th of Sept. as the drawing will be at the Battle of the Bats.

If you would like to donate a prize or need more tickets please contact: 

Stacy Greiner @ geiners@hotmail.com or Lynn Kirby @ lwkirby@att.net or Linda Fitzpatrick @ LindaSOForsyth@gmail.com or Tina Hillmer @Tina.Hillmer@bhhsgeorgia.com or Camie Smith @ foolsinapril@gmail.com

Questions:  LindaSOForsyth@gmail.com or Wstbrk@yahoo.com

2017 Masters Bowling – Ages 22+

  • August 18, 19 and 20th in Warner Robins, GA
  • Practice Schedule

o    Saturday, June 3rd – August 12th

  • Practice Location:

o   Stars and Strikes, Cumming

  • Practice Times:

o   9:00am to 11am

 

2017 Fall Games

  • October 13, 14 and 15 in Gainesville, GA
  • Sports offered:

o   Bocce

o   Equestrian (Horse Show)

o   Golf

o   Softball

o   Softball Skills

  • Practice Schedules (Official start dates have not been confirmed but should begin in August. More info coming):

o   Bocce:  Thursday nights @ Central Park

o   Equestrian:  Tuesday or Wednesday @ Barefoot Ranch

o   Golf:  Wednesday nights @ 6:15pm-7:15pm

o   Softball:  Monday nights @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm

o   Softball Skills:  Thursday nights – Coal Mountain Park (Be advised that the location might change) (6:30pm-7:30pm)

  • Special Olympics Forsyth will do their best to accommodate your 1st sport request.

o   In some cases – “try-outs” will be required to place an Athlete on a team based on safety, age, game awareness & availability.

o   Equestrian has limited availability.  Returning Athletes who are enrolled and participated in previous year Games have first choice.

Schedule of Upcoming Activities

NO bowling in August – Cumming Aquatics night 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Bowling resumes September 1st @ Stars and Strikes  7:00pm to 9:00pm  $10.00

 

*Required Athlete Participation Forms

o    As a reminder, all athletes must be up to date on their participation/medical forms.

o   The list of athletes who are current on their forms can be found on the website at www.soforsth.com.

o   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.  If the form expires, then the athlete must complete the form with a parent signature and doctor signature again (there are new state required forms this year so please be sure to use the 2016 forms – see attached).

o   Please check the athlete list provided on the www.soforsyth.com website.  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).

o    For questions, please contact Charlene Northcutt at cnorthcutt@forsyth.k12.ga.us.  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 or send directly to the SOGA office.

Questions/Suggestions?   LindaSOForsyth@gmail.com or Wstbrk01@yahoo.com

*Reminder:

Bowling 1st Friday evening of each Month – Stars and Strikes

Questions?  Contact pamhutch@bellsouth.net

*Please continue to check the website @ www.soforsyth.com for more SO Forsyth information throughout the year! 

Thank you!

SPORTS ARE OFFERED BY SEASON
Registration typically starts about 10-12 weeks before the games. 

 

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!