At a retirement celebration honoring more than 44 years as a volunteer, staff member, and executive with Special Olympics Indiana, outgoing President & CEO Michael Furnish was appointed Tuesday evening by the Indiana Governor’s Office a “Sagamore of the Wabash.”
As they have each year for nearly two decades, Hoosiers in every corner of the state will come together this winter to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Indiana before taking part in the annual Polar Plunge — a series of exhilarating events where individuals and teams brave the elements by taking an icy dip to demonstrate their commitment to the cause.
The Board of Directors for Special Olympics Indiana has appointed Jeff Mohler the organization’s fourth President & CEO, effective January 15.
Winning tickets for our year-long USA Games fundraiser, the ‘Go for the Gold’ Sweepstakes, were drawn at our State Bowling Tournament on Dec. 2.
On November 4, Washington Township’s own Andrew Peterson became the second Special Olympics athlete to qualify for the prestigious Boston Marathon – after four previous tries in the past year.