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2016 Give NOLA Day

We are happy to be a part of GiveNOLA day this year on May 3rd!  GiveNOLA Day is the community’s one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to the nonprofit organizations who make our region a stronger and thriving community for all.Give NOLA Day

Be sure to mark your calendars and help SOLA on May 3rd from midnight to midnight!

#GiveSOLA #GiveNorthshore

Game Changer Softball Tournament

On March 12-13th, come out to Pelican Park in Carencro, LA for the first annual Game Changer Softball Tournament which will benefit Special Olympics Louisgame changer 2iana athletes!

We are searching for a total of 30 teams to compete in this 2-day event.  The registration fee is $250 per team.  To register please call 337-896-5000 or call Special Olympics Louisiana at 800-345-6644.

Sponsorships are also available.
Please call 800-345-6644 or email coser@laso.org for more info.

 

 

Polar Plunge

Are you ready for Polar Plunge?!  The Gonzales Plunge is on February 27th at Cabela’s and the Shreveport Plunge will be on March 12th at East Ridge Country Club.  More info here. If you have not registered yet, be sure to click here and so NOW!

We also wanted to thank all of our sponsors for this event!  Your support is greatly appreciated!

Artic Sponsors:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Specialized Industrial Maintenance

Chilly Sponsors:
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Coastal Bridge Company
In Memory of Mark Swiconek
Sheriff Jeff Wiley
SKR Construction
Volks Construction

Freezin Sponsors:
Himmel’s Door
Gauthier & Amedee
Gonzales Lions Club
Mike Anderson’s – Gonzales
Select Properties, LTD

In-Kind Sponsors:
Cabela’s
EZ Dock Gulf Coast
East Ridge Country Club
Eatel
Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office
Community Coffee
Coca-Cola

State Indoor Games

 

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Join us for State Indoor Games!

WHAT:   The 2016 Special Olympics Louisiana State Indoor Games.

WHEN & WHERE: March 4-6, 2016 in Baton Rouge, LA

SPORTS:   Bowling, Basketball, and Tennis

COMPETITION SCHEDULE: Competitions will be held on

  • Saturday, March 5 from 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Sunday, March 6 from 8 AM to 2 PM
  • Bowling – All Star Lanes & Circle Bowl
  • Basketball – Team Automotive Group Sportsplex
  • Tennis – Independence Park (Indoor Tennis Courts)

REGISTRATION

BREC Main Building

6201 FLORIDA BLVD.

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA

OPENING CEREMONIES: Opening Ceremonies will be held Friday, March 4 at Team Automotive Group Sportsplex (7122 Perkins Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70808) at 7:00 PM.

OLYMPIC TOWN and HEALTHY ATHLETES: will be held at Sherwood Middle School on Saturday, March 5, 2016 (9am-2pm)

VOLUNTEERS: A support staff of more than 1,000 volunteers will work at the Games.  They will serve in jobs ranging from coaching, to food preparation, to officiating.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:  All events, including all competitions, are free and open to the public.  For more information, contact the State Headquarters at      1-800-345-6644 or visit the SOLA website at www.laso.org.

Law Enforcement Torch Run

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Did you know that year round, law enforcement officers raise funds and provide support, friendship, service, and awareness for Special Olympics Louisiana and our athletes? Thank you for your continued support through the Law Enforcement Torch Run Movement!

Are you an officer who would like to get involved? Click here.