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Special Olympics Indiana touches the lives of more than 11,000 athletes and volunteers across the state.

Imagine how many inspirational stories remain untold.

To keep the media, as well as athletes, coaches, volunteers, friends and family well informed, Special Olympics Indiana offers online news and media resources. This includes inspirational stories, press releases, logos and an events calendar of upcoming competitions and fundraisers.

For media inquiries and questions about Special Olympics Indiana, e-mail Duchess Adjei, Manager of Communications at dadjei@soindiana.org, or call her at 317-328-2008.

Recent News

A Plane Worth Pulling For Eric Garrett and the FedEx Plane Pull®

Eric Garrett, a passionate longtime Special Olympics volunteer had the idea to bring one of the signature Special Olympics’ events, the Plane Pull® to Special Olympics Indiana.

After hearing about Special Olympics Virginia’s success with their event, he proposed the idea to Special Olympics Indiana and FedEx, where he works as a Senior Ramp Tower Controller.

“I’ve seen… Read more

CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC TO BE HELD AT THE PRAIRIE VIEW GOLF COURSE

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Who: American Family Insurance, the Indianapolis Colts and Enterprise are working with Special Olympics Indiana to host
a Charity Golf Classic.

What: Three of the city’s premiere businesses in Indianapolis are working in conjunction with Special Olympics Indiana to
host a day of golf in Carmel, Indiana! The proceeds from… Read more

THE MOST EPIC TUG-OF-WAR WITH A 757 BOEING AIRPLANE TAKES PLACE AT – 13th Annual FedEx Plane Pull Challenge raises money for Special Olympics Indiana – THE INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

INDIANAPOLIS – August 14, 2014

On Saturday, September 6th compete in a tug-of-war with a massive 80 ton aircraft! Teams of up to 20 participants will work together to pull the aircraft in the least amount of time. A Special Olympics athlete will be added to each team to compete! This year’s location for the FedEx Plane Pull Challenge will take place at the… Read more

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