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Oct 03, 2016, 13:11 ET Georgia Athletes and Coaches Take to Gainesville's Courses, Fields, Tracks and Arenas for State Fall Games and Horse Show

Over 3,000 Special Olympics Georgia athletes, coaches and Unified Partners from across the state will arrive in Gainesville to compete at the...


Aug 22, 2016, 09:43 ET Annual State Masters Bowling Tournament to be Held in Georgia's "International City"

On August 26- 28, Georgia's own Warner Robins will host Special Olympics Georgia's annual State Masters Bowling Tournament for the seventh year in...


Aug 02, 2016, 13:24 ET Thousands of Rubber Ducks fill the Pool at Post Chastain Apartments for Special Olympics Georgia

 Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) will host its annual Duck Pluck on Friday, August 12. Thousands of yellow rubber ducks will jump in the pool...


May 31, 2016, 08:58 ET Dunkin' Donuts® and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® Team Up To Support Special Olympics Georgia Athletes

For the 1st annual Dunkin' Donuts® Cops on Donut Shops event, participating Dunkin' Donuts® stores have partnered with the Law...


May 05, 2016, 14:49 ET Special Olympics Georgia hosts annual Over the Edge Event at Overlook III Building

 Overlook III -- 76 participants will rappel from the 22 story building known as Overlook III in Vinings on May 7 in support of...


Feb 12, 2016, 10:11 ET Special Olympics Georgia Hosts Seventh Annual Polar Plunge Fundraiser

 Plungers will "bear" the cold waters at LanierWorld at Sunset Cove February 20 to support the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia in the...


Jan 14, 2016, 16:46 ET Special Olympics Georgia State Indoor Winter Games return to Cobb County for 2016

In what is becoming a tradition for both Special Olympics Georgia and Cobb County, the 2016 Special Olympics Georgia State Indoor Winter Games...


Sep 30, 2015, 11:07 ET Gainesville set to host both State Fall Games and Horse Show for Special Olympics Georgia

For the second straight year, Gainesville and the Hall County area will be the site for two of Special Olympics Georgia's biggest events each year...


Jan 15, 2015, 16:42 ET State Winter Games in Cobb County set for next weekend

Athletes from all over the state will compete in Special Olympics Georgia's State Indoor Winter Games at various venues in Cobb County Jan....


Jun 30, 2014, 11:06 ET CiCi's Pizza Teams Up With Special Olympics Georgia

Beginning tomorrow through the end of July, CiCi's Pizza, home of the endless buffet, will raise money for Special Olympics Georgia at three...


Jun 24, 2014, 16:11 ET Krispy Kreme and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® Team Up To Support Special Olympics Georgia Athletes

 For the 14th consecutive year, Krispy Kreme, in partnership with the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics, will host...


May 28, 2014, 16:49 ET Press Conference and Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg Friday Morning to Kick Off Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games

Members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) kick off State Summer Games by lighting the "Flame of Hope" at 9 a.m. Friday, May 30 at Philips...


May 06, 2014, 10:39 ET Special Olympics Georgia State Fall Games Comes to Hall County This Fall for its First of Three Years; State Horse Show Also to be Held That Weekend

As Special Olympics Georgia prepares to bring approximately 2,000 athletes, coaches and their families from across the state for the first time to...


Jan 21, 2014, 17:33 ET Be a Fan: State Winter Games in Cobb County set for this weekend

Athletes from all over Georgia will compete in Special Olympics Georgia's State Indoor Winter Games at various venues in Cobb County this...


Dec 20, 2013, 10:17 ET Shoppers Support Special Olympics Throughout January

"Be a Fan" of Special Olympics when you clip your favorite Proctor & Gamble coupons and shop at Publix Publix, Procter & Gamble,...


Dec 11, 2013, 09:58 ET Special Olympics Georgia launches a new film documentary, "The Love of the Games"

 Special Olympics Georgia announced today the new documentary film, "The Love of the Games" will air beginning on Saturday, December 14th...


Oct 08, 2013, 15:40 ET Two Special Olympics Georgia State Games Coming to North Georgia Oct. 11-13

 Two Special Olympics Georgia State Games will be held in North Georgia this weekend: the State Fall Games and the State Horse Show. Nearly...


Aug 20, 2013, 16:43 ET Warner Robins hosts the State Masters Bowling Tournament of Special Olympics Georgia this weekend

The largest state bowling tournament for Special Olympics Georgia adult athletes, 22 and older, will be held in Warner Robins Aug. 23-25. Nearly...


Jul 30, 2013, 16:06 ET CiCi's Pizza Teams Up With Special Olympics Chapters In Georgia

Local restaurants kick off fundraising efforts in August  In August, CiCi's Pizza, home of the endless buffet, will raise money for...


Jul 16, 2013, 09:19 ET Law Enforcement Officers Team Up with Joe's Crab Shack to Raise Funds for Special Olympics

Officers to wait on guests at Joe's Crab Shack restaurants during one-day Tip-A-Cop event If you have ever dreamt about having your local...


Jun 13, 2013, 16:57 ET Adopt a $5 duck to benefit athletes of Special Olympics Georgia

Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) is holding its annual fundraiser where rubber ducks are adopted for $5 each and raced for prizes to help the...


Jun 05, 2013, 13:23 ET Special Olympics Georgia Receives $90,000 Grant From The UPS Foundation

 Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) received a $90,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS).  The grant will...


May 28, 2013, 17:02 ET Krispy Kreme And The Law Enforcement Torch Run® For Special Olympics Join Forces Again To Touch The Lives Of Special Olympics Athletes

 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics are teaming up for the 13th year to raise awareness and...


May 15, 2013, 14:05 ET Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games May 17-19

Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) will host its annual State Summer Games for more than 1,800 athletes and coaches May 17-19 at Emory...


Apr 16, 2013, 11:16 ET Special Olympics Georgia to host an Over the Edge Event at Buckhead Tower at Lenox Square (formerly the Lenox Bldg.) in Atlanta!

On Saturday, April 20, adjacent to Lenox Square Mall at the Buckhead Tower building, over 100 folks will rappel from the 20-story...