“Along with doing normal 12-year-old activities, like playing sports and hanging out with friends and family, Thomas Chapman does one thing that is close to his heart. He spends his time volunteering with the Special Olympics.” – L’OBSERVATEUR
Check out the rest of this great article about SOLA volunteer, Thomas Chapman! Thomas says he is inspired by his cousin’s spirit. Click here to read the full article.
“Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.” ~Alan Cohen
We are off and running with the 2015 NFL Raffle! Win a Trip for two to Super Bowl 50 or the Pro Bowl!
$10.00 per ticket could get you a VIP trip and help change the lives of children
and adults with intellectual disabilities across Louisiana!
The 2015 NFL Experience Raffle is the trip of a lifetime! Buy a ticket today to be entered for a chance to win! Call 1-800-345-6644 to purchase.
Tomorrow we will be at the Southeastern Louisiana University Career Fair from 9am-2:30p. If you are a current or former SLU student, please come stop by our table and sign up to volunteer or intern with us!
Even if you cannot make the Career Fair tomorrow (or you are a student at a different university) please click here for more information on volunteering and interning with Special Olympics Louisiana.
We are always on the look out for great people, so be sure to get in touch with us to learn more about our volunteer and internship opportunities!
Thinking about registering for NOLA Over the Edge: SWAT Edition? Now’s the time to do it! You can have the opportunity of a lifetime and rappel 25 stories down Benson Tower, ride in a helicopter across the Mississippi River, and SWAT train with JPSO all while supporting SOLA!
If you register for NOLA Over the Edge before September 30th you will be entered to win (2) tickets to a movie of your choice at an AMC Theatre near you! The winner will be announced on Facebook on October 1st.
For more information on Over the Edge click here.
Are you registered to volunteer for State Fall Classic? If not, do so now by clicking here! Our athletes are hard at work and we would love for you to come out and be a part of this event. The event will take place in Carencro, LA on October 16-18!
You can also be a Fan in the Stands for Opening Ceremonies on October 16th and all competition is free and open to the public. Athletes will compete in aquatics, horseshoes, and softball.
Hope to see you there!
“Start strong, stay strong, and finish strong by always remembering why you are doing it in the first place.” ~Ralph Marston