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SOME is currently accepting

2015 Special Olympics

World Summer Games

(July 25th - August 2nd)

Athlete Applications

We've been issued the following quota:
1 Female - Level 2 - Aquatics
1 Male - Level 4 - Golf
1 Female - Level B1 - Equestrian
For more info on requirements & the application, download HERE
Application Deadline - Aug 4th

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Maine's USA Games Basketball Team,
Coach Hamel & Sgt. Thomas R. Murray III
“The interaction with Sgt. Murray during
the USA Games was one of the highlights of
the week for me and the Team, and it
was so heartwarming to listen to and
watch Sgt. Murray’s remarks to the
Team when we presented him with the
autographed ball.  I was absolutely
blown away with the remarks
in Sgt. Murray’s e-mail.” 
                                  Brian Hamel
Please click HERE to read a heartwarming
email written by Sgt. Thomas R. Murray III,
of the Princeton, NJ Police Dept, to Brian
Hamel, Coach of Maine’s USA Games
Basketball Team.

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2014

State Summer Games

Raffle Winners

     
      1st Place - Bobby Pilcher, East Waterville
      2nd Place - Jackie York, York
      3rd Place - Aka Mohammed, Lewiston
      4th Place - Danielle Day, S. Portland
      5th Place - Tim Poulin, ?
 

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On April 18th, at the Annual Meeting of the
Insurance Trust for the Credit Union League,
the Social Responsibility Committee
pressented a check to SOME for $73,500,
which brings the total contributed
over the last 23 years
to over one million dollars!
Wow!
Thank you to everyone who has worked
so diligently to keep this relationship
going strong, and to the very
generous members statewide!

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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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ATTENTION:

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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is a program for children with

intellectual disabilities or Autism

between the ages of 2 and 8 years old.

Download more info and forms

HERE

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Do you love to read magazines?

You can help Special Olympics Maine by ordering or renewing your favorite magazines through our partner, DialAmerica.  You’ll get BIG discounts and DialAmerica will contribute 12 1/2% of your paid subscription to us.  It’s easy and costs you nothing. 

Order Today - click HERE!

 



 

Martindale's 4th Annual

"TEE-IT-UP"

Scramble

Monday, August 4th

to benefit Special Olympics Maine

Download Info/Regis Pkt HERE

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(click on image above to visit website)
Maine Departure Locations
Friday, Aug. 22nd
* Big Moose Harley-Davidson, Portland
 
11:00 AM
* Central Maine Harley-Davidson, Hermon
 
09:00 AM
* L-A Harley-Davidson, Lewiston
 
11:00 AM
* North Country Harley-Davidson, Augusta
 
09:00 AM
For more info contact Lisa Bird
at 879-0489 or LisaB@somaine.org

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Special Olympics Maine's

2014 USA Games delegation of

57 Athletes & Coaches sends a

"Thank you"

to the caring and generous

owners and staff of

for being the premier sponsor!

They and their employees have
raised funds in a variety of ways and have
exceeded their original goal!  WOW!!!

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Maine Law Enforcement

Torch Run

Raffle Tickets are available!

2014 Harley Street Glide

Call the SOME office at

879-0489, to purchase one.

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     Our Fax # is:    

1-888-490-0672

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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

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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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South Portland, ME  04106
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+1 (888) 490-0672 (Fax)




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