Entries by SOGA

Connection: sponsor spotlight

This month, SOGA would like to take the opportunity to recognize one of its most long standing partners, SUPERVALU. Supporting SOGA as far back as 1988, SUPERVALU is not only a leader in the grocery retailing industry; they are leaders in the community. A tradition of fresh thinking – that’s how SUPERVALU approaches an ever-changing […]

Gwinnett H.S. students start R-word campaign today

Today, Mill Creek High School students in Gwinnett County collected pledges from 130 students to not use the R-word “retarded.” Until Friday, students in the Best Buddies club, a club that focuses on the interaction between regular education students and students with special needs, will continue to collect pledges and signing a huge banner to […]

R-Word Day 3/3/10

Spread the Word to End the Word! Spread the Word to End the Word is a campaign created by youth, in an ongoing effort with Special Olympics and Best Buddies International, to engage schools, organizations and communities by raising the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word “retard(ed)” and encouraging […]

Strike the R-Word, Sept. 29

Strike the R-word with us on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Bowlmor Atlanta. Have fun bowling in this annual fundraiser while you help raise awareness of how the R-word hurts people with intellectual disabilities as well as their families and friends. Registration for the event is $50 and that includes food, goody bags, free shoe rental, […]

2015 State Fall Games and Horse Show, October 9-11, Gainesville, GA

Come join us for the 2015 State Fall Games and Horse Show being held in Gainesville, GA October 9-11. Come visit our nearly 2,000 athletes competing in:  : Bocce, Cycling, Golf, Golf Skills, Softball, Softball Skills, Dressage, Horsemanship/Equitation, Showmanship, Unified Drill Team, and Western Riding.  Please visit:   https://specialolympicsga.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/2015FallGames/tabid/673733/Default.aspx  and show your support for the State Fall […]

Annual Bob Busse Memorial Golf Classic postponed to November 16

You can register as a single golfer or as a foursome. Golfers enjoy a great day of golf, networking, gifts, prizes, beverages and meals throughout the day, a wonderful golfers’ reception, a Special Olympics athlete speaker and a silent auction. For more information contact Jennifer Harper at Jennifer.Harper@specialolympicsga.org or visit www.BusseGolf2015.org

Before March 31: Get a pin and brick with $40 donation

Claim your 40th anniversary commemorative lapel pin and your name or Web site on a virtual brick with a $40 donation. You’ll be donating in honor of the 40 years of athletes inspiring us as they overcome odds and show us the importance of dignity, courage and perserverence.  Show them your are among their biggest fans. […]

2014 R-Word Rally, April 9, Atlanta

SPREAD THE WORD TO END THE WORD! On April 9th, the Atlanta Braves will partner with Special Olympics Georgia to “Spread the Word to End the Word”. Special Olympics Georgia agencies from around the state along with SOGA staff are planning to attend the Braves game against the New York Mets. At the game there […]

Color Me Rad 5K, March 22, Conyers

        Color Me Rad, benefiting Special Olympics Georgia, will take place March 22nd at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.  Color Me Rad is a 5K that fires off in a blaze of color bombs, color cannons, color mortars, and multi-toned courses and guarantees a tsunami of color that’ll make colored tears of […]

See the Art Auction’s MILLION DOLLAR Home!

This year’s annual Art Auction will be held at a BEAUTIFUL, Million Dollar home in the Buckhead Community.  Come bid on fine art, enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment all while supporting the inspiring athletes of Special Olympics Georgia!  Click HERE to learn more.