Special Olympics Unified Fitness Clubs are locally organized fitness-focused groups that will give members a way to exercise year-round. Clubs are formed using the Unified Sports model, matching people with and without disabilities. While walking  is expected to be the primary activity, clubs will be encouraged to expand the range of activities based on the…

Schladming, Austria – Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties’ athlete, Chris Perdue, of Osgood, IND, won gold at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games. The Games began March 14 and will continue until March 25 in Graz, Schladming-Rohrmoos and Ramsau, Austria. Perdue, a 17-year-old South Ripley High School student, wrapped up competition…

Want to discover your inner Picasso? Then join us for our spring issue of our Unified Art Workshop with the Southeastern Indiana Art Guild. Starting Saturday, April 8th, and each Saturday in April there after, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., you and a Unified Partner will work on your “Picasso” masterpieces. Then your masterpiece…

Special Olympics Unified Fitness Clubs are locally organized fitness-focused groups that will give members a way to exercise year-round. Clubs are formed using the Unified Sports model, matching people with and without disabilities. While walking  is expected to be the primary activity, clubs will be encouraged to expand the range of activities based on the…

Athletes and volunteers will be selling trash bags to raise funds for sports equipment and our participation in the 2017 Summer Games to held at Indiana State University during the month of June. These are quality bags suitable in size and strength for all our trash needs and yard work this fall. The bags, two…

The 2017 Polar Plunge wasn’t quite as cold as it has been in the past ten years, but it was still a huge success. The event raised a preliminary amount of $46,904 for Special Olympics Indiana. All proceeds from this event benefit Special Olympics athletes in our community, giving them the means to train locally and…

The first disbursement of “Operations Roundup” fund exceeding $45,000 was awarded to twenty-four recipients from seven counties comprising the REMC’s service territory at a special awards ceremony held on January 31st at the REMC Community Building. The nine member Operation Roundup Board of Trustees met in early January and determined that these twenty-four grant applications…

Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties’ (SOIN-ROD) athlete, Chris Perdue of Osgood, IND, is snowboarding in ESPN’s X Games Aspen. The X Games will take place from January 26-29 on Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. Coverage of the X Games can be viewed on ESPN and ABC. While training in Killington, VT to…

Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties’ athlete, Chris Perdue, will depart Sunday, December 11th from the Indianapolis International Airport for Killington, Vermont. The 17-year-old, South Ripley High School student, will join the Special Olympics national team for a week of training. The athletes will train with their Special Olympics USA coaches and bond…

Registration for the Polar Plunge is now open! Click here to get started. The 2017 edition of the Versailles Polar Plunge and After Splash Bash to benefit Special Olympics is scheduled Saturday, February 18th. The Versailles Plunge is one of eighteen Plunges across the state of Indiana. Participants must raise a “bear” minimum of $75…

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