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Jan 14, 2016, 04:46 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 return ...


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 –...


Jul 17, 2015, 10:13 ET Special Olympics Georgia receives $90,000 grant from The UPS Foundation

Special Olympics Georgia received a $90,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for...


Jul 17, 2015, 09:46 ET Six Special Olympics Georgia athletes set to compete in 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles

Six Special Olympics Georgia athletes, seven coaches and sports managers, and one unified partner will be a part of one of the biggest sporting...


Jun 02, 2015, 10:43 ET First-Ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America Presented by Bank of America Will Stop in Atlanta

The first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America will stop in Atlanta on June 6, 2015. This historic event...


May 26, 2015, 09:06 ET "Be a Fan. Bring out the Champion in Everyone." Special Olympics Georgia State Summer Games May 29-31

Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA) will host its annual State Summer Games for more than 2,000 athletes, coaches, and unified partners May 29-31 at...


Apr 29, 2015, 10:37 ET Special Olympics Georgia hosts annual Over the Edge Event at Buckhead Tower

Lenox Square Mall -- 80 participants will rappel from the 20 story building known as Buckhead Tower on May 2 in support of Special Olympics Georgia...


Jan 15, 2015, 04:42 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. 23-25....


May 28, 2014, 04:49 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...


Apr 22, 2014, 01:30 ET Special Olympics Georgia to host 3rd annual Over the Edge Event at Buckhead Tower in Atlanta!

Lenox Square Mall Area---Saturday, April 26, 2014 – Over 100 people will rappel from a 20-story building April 26 in the Atlanta area for an event to ...


Jan 21, 2014, 05:33 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 weekend....


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

Publix, Procter & Gamble, and Special Olympics have partnered together for 33 years to help people with intellectual disabilities achieve their...


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 on a...


Oct 08, 2013, 03:40 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 1,500...


Aug 20, 2013, 04:43 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, 04:06 ET CiCi's Pizza Teams Up With Special Olympics Chapters In Georgia

In August, CiCi's Pizza, home of the endless buffet, will raise money for Special Olympics Georgia at seven participating CiCi's restaurants in the...


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

If you have ever dreamt about having your local police officers wait on you, now is your chance! Joe's Crab Shack, Special Olympics and law...


Jun 13, 2013, 04:57 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, 01:23 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 be used for...


May 28, 2013, 05:02 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 funds for...


May 15, 2013, 02:05 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 University....


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 building for an...


Feb 14, 2013, 04:48 ET Plunge Saturday In Freezing Lake Lanier For Special Olympics Georgia Athletes

It won't be this chilly for long, so don't miss one of your last chances of the season to "bear" the cold waters in 40-degree weather Saturday at...


Feb 08, 2013, 03:58 ET Special Olympics Georgia Hosts Fourth Annual Polar Plunge Fundraiser

Plungers will "bear" the cold waters at LanierWorld at Sunset Cove on February 16 to support the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia in the fourth...


Jan 22, 2013, 03:58 ET Be a Fan: State Winter Games in Cobb County set for Jan. 25-27

Athletes from all over Georgia will compete in Special Olympics Georgia's State Indoor Winter Games in Cobb County this weekend. About 2,800...