June 2017
Summer Games presented by Spectrum!
Congratulations to the over 1,000 athletes who competed at Summer Games presented by Spectrum June 9-11 in Grand Junction! Special Olympics Colorado was able to provide 750 free health screenings  as part of our Healthy Athletes Program in dentistry, audiology, general health and fitness to our athletes and unified partners!  Thank you to all of the families, volunteers, coaches and sponsors who supported our athletes and made the event possible! Check out the photos from all of the venues, opening ceremonies, the VIP Reception and more Photos courtesy of Life's Image Photography.
Summer Basketball Camp!
Summer Basketball Camp
Join us at  Sierra Middle School in Parker for a basketball camp put on by Special Olympics Colorado coaches July 10 - July 14!
 
Session 1 (Ages 8-15) - 9:00am to 10:45am
Session 2 (Ages 16-21) - 11am to 12:45pm
Session 3 (Ages 22+) - 1:30pm to 3:15pm

To register, please contact Sam Miller at  smiller@specialolympicsco.org or 720-359-3104.
Colorado Rapids Unified Team Wins!
The Colorado Rapids Unified Soccer Team celebrated it's first win (1-0) at their first match of season against the Columbus Crew SC Unified Team on June 3! Their next match is August 19 against D.C. United at Dick's Sporting Goods Park!   Learn more about the Colorado Rapids Unified Team.
Plane Pull presented by Subway - August 12!
Join us for a giant tug of war at the Plane Pull presented by Subway on August 12!  Pull a 164,000 pound plane and help over 22,000 Special Olympics Colorado Athletes with intellectual disabilities get into the game. Come join the fun with prizes, exhibits, vendors, food and entertainment! 

Saturday, August 12
Signature Flight Support at  Denver International Airport
9:00am - Registration
11:00am - Plane Pull Competition Begins

Volunteer Opportunity

We are looking for volunteers to help at our Young Athletes Summer Camp July 17-21. Volunteer for the whole week or just one day! Volunteers will be facilitating activities, modeling motions, leading the group through rotations and having fun!


Young Athletes Summer Camp
July 17- July 21
9am-12pm
John Derry Park in Englewood
 
Chili's Tip A Cop on July 9!
Tip A Cop, Help an Athlete!
Together with Special Olympics Colorado Athletes, law enforcement officials will work to earn your tips at all Chili's Restaurants across Colorado on Sunday, July 9 from Noon to 8pm! Your donation will directly benefit Special Olympics Colorado Athletes!  Click here to find the a Chili's near you !
Westerra Credit Union Financial Tip
Summer Travel Tip
Remember to contact your fin ancial institution and credit card company if you are headed out of town for a summer trip. This will ensure you have access to your credit and debit card for purchases and ATM withdrawals without creating any type of alert on your account or having your transactions denied. If you have your accounts with Westerra, be sure to check your travel reward point options on your debit card or Visa┬« Signature credit card accounts for additional travel benefits. Don't have a Westerra card yet? Stop by any Westerra branch or apply online and start earning rewards for your next trip.  
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June News
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Male Athletes of the Month
Krista Elezian
Female Athlete of the Month
Krista Elezian
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