2nd Annual


Friday, May 23rd

9-11 am

Frank H Harrison Middle School


Open to Children with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism (ages 2-8)

& their similar aged siblings/classmates

For more info or to register, call

Lisa Bird at 879-0489 or email



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A Big "Thank You"

to all who participated &/or supported

The 1st Annual

Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run

"Ice Out Plunge"

to benefit Special Olympics Maine

was held

Saturday, April 5th

It was a GREAT success!


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Sunday, June 1st

Race Beneficiary:
Special Olympics Maine

For more info or to register

click HERE

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2014 W.G. Award Winners

Brian T. McGovern Team Spirit TrophyBoothbay Region
Frank Hemingway Award
Angelina Seiders, Thomaston Grammar Sch
Michael Ripley Award
Ross Bean, The Emma R Foundation


2014 W.G. Raffle Winners

1st Place - Bob Johnson, Lewiston
2nd Place - Tim Reuben, Brunswick
3rd Place - Kurt Dyer, Cushing
4th Place - Brenda Kane, Bangor
5th Place - Robert Walker, Mercer
Congratulations &
thanks for supporting the teams!

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The Great State of Maine Flag Animation

To Download Forms

(Medicals, Athlete Release, etc)

go to the News & Info Section.

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ALL Class "A" Volunteers

there is a

"Protective Behaviors"

Training Policy in effect!!!

Class "A" Volunteer is defined as
an individual who will have direct contact with or supervision of an athlete.
All Class "A" volunteers MUST
complete a "Protective Behaviors" course -
an online version is available.
To access it, click on the link below:
Protective Behaviors
Training Course
Once you have successfully completed the course, SOME will receive an email confirmation that you have completed the training.  We would prefer that everyone use the online training, however, if you are not able to, you may obtain a CD version of the training, by calling Ian Frank at 879-0489.
Thank you, in advance, for your cooperation with this policy -
as always, we ALL strive to make the program better and
safer for the athletes we serve!

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Special Olympics Project UNIFY is a U.S. national program funded in part by the U.S Department of Education.  Project UNIFY brings together youth with and without intellectual disabilities (ID) through education, sports and youth leadership to provide them with knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to create and sustain school communities that promote acceptance, respect and human dignity.
Maine is engaging over 16,000 young people in more than 45 schools across the state through
Project UNIFY. 
To get your school involved in Project UNIFY please contact Ian Frank, IanF@somaine.org, or Lisa Bird, LisaB@somaine.org.
Go to the News & Info page to download applications, info, etc.


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On the field, we’re teammates -
and off the field, we’re friends.


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ENACTUS is hosting

"An Evening for Special Olympics"

at The Asylum in Portland

April 24th, at 9:00 pm

A fundraiser with all proceeds going to

Special Olympics Maine

Kris Rogers & The Dirty Gems
White Pine & Tall Horse
with Travis Curran as MC

Tickets - $10.00

For more details visit:


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Special Olympics Maine will be

sending 57 Athletes & Coaches to the

(click on logo above for video)

June 14th-21st in Princeton NJ

Click HERE

to download the delegation list.

has commited to be the premier sponsor

of Maine's delegation.  They and their employees all around the state have

already started their fundraising efforts!


Thank you Lucas Tree Experts!!!


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is a program for children with

intellectual disabilities or Autism

between the ages of 2 and 8 years old.

Download more info and forms



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Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run Raffle Tickets will be on sale

starting March 27th !

to benefit Special Olympics Maine

2014 Harley Street Glide

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     Our Fax # is:    


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Los Angeles, California

was selected to host the


Special Olympics

World Summer Games

(more info to come)


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Interscholastic partnership

between Special Olympics and

State Athletic Associations

to level the playing field for students

with disabilities

Lewiston H S Unified Basketball Team

Tim Shriver spoke at NFHS conference in Colorado.

To watch video click HERE




Special Olympics Maine
125 John Roberts Rd, #5
South Portland, ME  04106
+1 (207) 879-0489
+1 (888) 490-0672 (Fax)

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