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Oct 12, 2017, 13:58 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 15, 2017, 13:20 ET Special Olympics Georgia's Masters Bowling Tournament Returns To Warner Robins

On August 18- 20, Georgia's own Warner Robins will once again host Special Olympics Georgia's Masters Bowling Tournament. During this time,...


Aug 08, 2017, 09:02 ET 10,000 Rubber Ducks fill the Pool at Post Chastain for Special Olympics Georgia

Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) will once again hold its annual Duck Pluck on Friday, August 11. 10,000 yellow rubber ducks, that individuals,...


Jun 27, 2017, 10:51 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, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic...


Jun 01, 2017, 14:14 ET Dunkin' Donuts® and the Law Enforcement Torch Run® Team Up to Support Special Olympics Georgia Athletes

WHAT: LETR® and Dunkin' Donuts® present the 2nd annual Special Olympics Georgia Cops on Donut Shops WHEN: Friday, June 2, 2017 5:00 am – 11:00...


May 16, 2017, 13:00 ET Press Conference and Law Enforcement Torch Run, Final Leg 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 19 at Andrew...


May 16, 2017, 10:06 ET Special Olympics Georgia to Host 2017 State Summer Games at Emory University

Special Olympics Georgia today unveiled details surrounding its upcoming 2017 State Summer Games, which is set to take place at Emory...


Apr 24, 2017, 09:49 ET Special Olympics Georgia to Host 6th Annual Over the Edge Event at Overlook III on April 29

Special Olympics Georgia today unveiled details surrounding its upcoming 6th Annual Over the Edge event, which is set to take place at Overlook III...


Feb 21, 2017, 09:19 ET Special Olympics Georgia Hosts Eighth Annual Polar Plunge Fundraiser

Plungers will "bear" the cold waters at Acworth Beach February 25 to support the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia in the eighth annual Polar...


Jan 17, 2017, 10:22 ET Special Olympics Athletes Unite in Cobb County for 25th Consecutive Year

For the 25th year in a row, Special Olympics Georgia and Cobb County come together to welcome almost 3,000 athletes and unified partners and over...


Jan 04, 2017, 08:32 ET Publix Shoppers Support Special Olympics Throughout January

Publix, Procter & Gamble, and Special Olympics have partnered together for 37 years to help people with intellectual disabilities achieve their...


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...