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It is with great pleasure that we invite you to join us
in paying tribute to 
Neal J. Johnson 
for his many years of friendship and leadership at
Special Olympics New York 

A cocktail reception will be held on
Friday, September 15, 2017
from 5:30pm to 10pm 
(program begins at 6pm)
at the
Desmond Hotel and Conference Center
600 Albany Shaker Rd.
Albany, NY 12211

Business Casual

For more information and to reserve tickets click the link below. 

2018 USA Summer Games
 Special Olympics NY is currently looking for motivated, enthusiastic certified coaches and a nurse to join Team NY for the 2018 USA Games.  Hosted in Seattle, Washington, the 2018 USA Games will be held on July 1-6, 2018. 
BEFORE you fill out the application please be sure to read and agree to the Code of Conduct and Eligibility Requirements.  You MUST agree to the conditions in order to be considered.
Simply fill out the coach application or nurse application either online or via download on this web site to be considered.  If you are applying via paper copy please send your applications to Stacy Eder: By e-mail: SEder@nyso.org
Applications must be received by online submission, or email by August 30th at 3PM.  Notifications for coaches selected for the 2018 USA Games will be sent out at on September 1st.   Those selected will be notified through Regional Program staff, Area Coordinators and by a congratulatory letter.
Thank you and we look forward to your involvement!
GO Team NY!

2 019 World Games
The 2019 World Summer Games will be held in Abu Dubai, UAE!  Special Olympics USA is looking for Director Positions (3) on the Management Team for World Games.  Volunteers with at least 5 years of experience with Special Olympics, have been a member of a previous SO USA delegation for a World Games, and have strong leadership skills are encouraged to apply!  The deadline for the submission of applications is Friday, September 1st, 2017. Job Description & Application
Coaches Corner:
The Central Region will be holding its fall season sports conference on Thursday, August 17th at the NYSUT building in East Syracuse from 5:45 to 8:00 PM. The conference will provide information on upcoming events in the Region and will offer a re-certification course for existing coaches. For individuals new to Special Olympics, the conference will provide all the information needed to become a certified coach or class A volunteer. To register for the conference click HERE!
Upcoming Events:
August 25th: Copper City Golf Skills- Hidden Valley GC, Whitesboro
September 9th: Super Regional Bocce- Toccolana Club, Rome
September 16th: Super Regional Cycling- Griffiss Industrial Park, Rome
September 16th: ST Regional Fall Tournament (Cross Country, Softball)
September 23rd: GR Super Regional Soccer- Total Sports Experience
September 30th: GR Super Regional Softball- Midlakes High School



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