Entries by Meghan Daves

2015 State Horse Show – October 9-11 – Gainesville

State Horse Show Gainesville, GA October 9-11, 2015  Come join the nearly 600 athletes participating in the 2015 State Horse Show at Chicopee Agriculture Center.  For information on this great event please click here for our fact sheet.   To become a sponsor of the 2015 State Horse show please contact Kylie McGregor at kylie.mcgregor@specialolympicsga.org. Results […]

RunDunwoody, Oct. 18, Dunwoody

RunDunwoody is a 5K Run, 1-Mile Fun Run, Tot Trot, and family festival rolled into a morning of activities on Sunday, October 18th at Perimeter Mall. The 5K route is a 2016 Peachtree Road Race qualifier.  As a beneficiary of RunDunwoody and long-time partner of the Rotary Club of Dunwoody (the run’s founding and presenting sponsor), Special […]

Red Robin “Tip-A-Cop” – October 24

“Tip-A-Cop” is an official Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Campaign fundraising event. Law enforcement officers and department personnel volunteer their time as “Celebrity Waiters” to collect tips at selected Red Robin Restaurants to support Special Olympics Georgia. This will take place on Saturday, October 24 at the following Red Robin locations: Newnan Lawrenceville Columbus Evans Cumming […]

St. Peter Chanel 5K – November 21 – Roswell

The 2nd-annual St. Peter Chanel 5K Run/Walk is set for the Saturday before Thanksgiving – November 21. Join us at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church in Roswell to raise money for Special Olympics Georgia. The 3.1-mile course features flat roads and a scenic, rolling trail. Registration includes a long-sleeved tech shirt and a post-race party. […]

2016 State Indoor Winter Games Revised Schedule for Jan. 23/24

Due to the predicted incoming inclement weather that is scheduled to hit the metro Atlanta area Friday afternoon, evening and night, there have been some changes and adjustments to the schedule of this weekend’s Special Olympics Georgia 2016 State Indoor Winter Games in Cobb County. New State Indoor Winter Games Schedule – Saturday/Sunday, Jan. 23/24 Basketball […]

Publix-LETR Special Olympics Torch Icon Sale – January 2-23

At the beginning of each year, from January 2 – January 23, millions of paper torch icons are distributed to Publix Supermarkets and sold for a $1, $3 or $5 donation at the register, with the proceeds benefiting Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA). In 2015, SOGA received approximately $614,000 from this three-week promotion! Designed to raise […]

2016 State Indoor Winter Games January 22-24 in Cobb County

Come Join Special Olympics Georgia for our annual State Indoor Winter Games being held in Cobb County January 22-24.  Over 1,800 athletes from across the state of Georgia will participate in Basketball, Floor Hockey, Gymnastics, Bowling, and Roller Skating. For sponsorship information for this amazing event please contact Thomas Ritch, and for more information on how […]

Over The Edge – Overlook III Building – Vinings – May 7

Ever wondered if you had what it takes to be fearless and face new challenges head-on? Well, here’s your chance! The fifth annual Over the Edge will be Saturday, May 7! Join other “edgers” who are brave enough to raise $1,000 to rappel over the edge of the 22-story Overlook III Building (2859 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, […]

Duck Pluck 2016 – August 12, 1:00 pm

Thank you to everyone who supported Special Olympics Georgia by donating $5 or more to participate in the 2016 Duck Pluck! Because of the generous support and involvement in this year’s Duck Pluck, Special Olympics Georgia was able to have over 8,600 ducks adopted, raising over $43,000 for our 27,110 athletes statewide. We are pleased […]