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Law Enforcement Torch Run Call Center at Denver7
On March 9th, our Law Enforcement Torch Run partners and our Young Athletes took part in a Donation Call Center at Denver7 News. Twelve officers took phone donations and raised $7,000 for our Young Athletes Program. A huge thank you to everyone who made a donation and to Denver7 who helped us raise awareness of the tremendous support the law enforcement community gives to Special Olympics Colorado athletes. Click here to view the photos. Photos courtesy of Brian Johnson Photo.
Mandi DeWitt Wins 2018 SPARC Award!
Congratulations to our Director of Young Athletes Mandi DeWitt, who will be receiving a 2018 SPARC Award as a Community Champion! The Arc SPARC Awards honor those that selflessly serve and aid our communities and demonstrate extraordinary leadership, changing the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Mandi has worked at Special Olympics Colorado for the past 13 years and started our Young Athletes program 10 years ago. To date, more than 19,000 kids ages 2 to 7 with and without intellectual disabilities have participated in the Young Athletes Program through our school and community programs. Congratulations on this well- deserved award, Mandi! 
Coaches Clinics Coming Up!
Coaches are the key to a successful sports experience for Special Olympics athletes. As a coach, you give Special Olympics athletes the most immediate awareness of their self-worth, ability, courage, and capacity to grow and improve both on the playing field and in life. Click here for more information about becoming a Special Olympics Colorado coach and for upcoming in-person training clinics.
This Tax Season, Do Something Special
At  Special Olympics Colorado , inclusion matters. We practice it every day. Our goal is to end discrimination against individuals with intellectual disabilities and  WE NEED YOUR HELP . Whether you are getting a tax refund or not, you can make a donation to Special Olympics Colorado on line 11 of the Colorado tax form. As one of the 20 charities listed, Special Olympics Colorado must raise $75,000 to remain a listed nonprofit.  Click here to learn more .
State Basketball Tournament
Congratulations to the 1,200 athletes and unified partners (120 teams) who competed at the 3-day State Basketball Tournament at Gold Crown Fieldhouse. Our Unified Juniors also competed in the tournament and participated in a skills clinic. A huge thank you to the volunteers and coaches who made it all possible. Click here to view the photosPhotos courtesy of Brian Johnson Photo.
Westerra Credit Union Financial Tip
Spring is here and there's no better time to start thinking about mini vacations. Westerra is giving state or national parks passes when you schedule a financial checkup and open one new service. It is simple, easy and informative. And wouldn't it be nice to find more ways to save on your daily financial services? Visit the Westerra Credit Union website today to schedule your checkup. As a proud sponsor of Special Olympics Colorado, we look forward to serving families celebrating respect among all people.
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April 4
Southeast District 49 Unified Schools Field Day
April 6
USA Games Training Camp
April 6-9
April 15
Denver Public Schools Track Elementary Track Meet
April 18
April 19
Riverbottom 5 Mile Trail Run
April 21
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April 30
SOCO In The News
"I Love To Play": Smoky Hill Hits Court For Special Olympics State Basketball Tournament 
Special Olympians Take to the Ice for Championships
Highlands Ranch Herald
High School Students Take Frigid Plunge in the Name of Special Olympics Colorado
Denver7, Law Enforcement Torch Run Raising Funds for Special Olympics Colorado
Greeley Bowling Tourney Raises $28,000 for Special Olympics Colorado
Greeley Tribune
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