November 26, 2012
Special Olympics Maryland has named Stacy Alford as an area, county director team. Alford was born and raised in Baltimore County. She moved to Harford County in 2008 and lives in the Forest Hill area of the county. She is a professional with a national strategic fundraising company who will bring her wealth of experience to the Harford County sub-program. As an aunt to her 8-year-old niece, Leah, with Down Syndrome, Alford also brings the value of personal experience with athletes with intellectual disabilities.
July 21, 2012
For those of you who are worried that Joe Flacco might be overwhelmed and overtired after the birth of his first child, the Ravens quarterback wants you to know that he's sleeping just fine these days. "My wife does a great job. I can't complain. Everything's pretty good," Flacco said Saturday night while appearing at a benefit for the Special Olympics of Maryland at Al Packer Ford in White Marsh. Flacco's wife, Dana, gave birth to their son, Stephen, on June 13. The child was named after Flacco's father.
May 23, 2012
Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (email@example.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Special Olympics Orioles fans who plan to attend games at Camden Yards this year have the opportunity to help Special Olympics athletes at the same time. Special Olympics has obtained vouchers for $15 tickets to all Oriole games except the prime games. Five dollars from each ticket purchased will go to Special Olympics.
September 29, 2012
People looking for Westminster Police Chief Jeff Spaulding on Sunday, Sept. 30, might try Dunkin' Donuts. That's not a gag. Spaulding and two Maryland State Police officers —Capt. Jim DeWees and Lt. Rob Stryjewski — were scheduled to spend Saturday and Sunday on the roof of the doughnut shop in the 140 Village Shopping Center as part of a drive to collect donations for Special Olympics of Maryland. The effort is part of the national "Cops on Rooftops" fundraiser. The Westminster-area officers had a goal of $7,500 — and vowed that they would not come down until it had been collected.
April 22, 1991
Several hundred people participated in the Anne Arundel County Special Olympics this weekend.The swimming, track and field events were conducted at the U.S. Naval Academy. Athletes from eight area schools and homes for the disabled competed with help of 100 midshipmen and 175 volunteers.The competition was sponsored by the Annapolis Jaycees and the Naval Academy.The Annapolis Jaycees are still seeking donations forthe games. Donations can be sent to: Jaycees, P.O. Box 248, Annapolis, Md. 21404.
August 3, 2005
Volunteers sought for Special Olympics Special Olympics Howard County is seeking volunteers for its fall program of sports training and competition. Sports include cycling, figure skating, golf, powerlifting, soccer, tennis and volleyball. Volunteers must be age 16 or older; some opportunities are available for younger volunteers who participate as a group or with adult supervision. An orientation, which is required, is planned from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at Special Olympics Howard County offices, 8970 Route 108, Columbia.