Champion level funding will help to cover costs associated with Special Olympics Indiana’s planned 50th anniversary activities and initiatives at the 2019 Indiana Summer Games.
Thanks to a generous donation by ESPN Reporter Marty Smith, Tommy Sliva walked his way to a brand new 2019 Scott Addict 30 bicycle as part of a Unified Fitness Club challenge.
Special Olympics’ work in schools, which would be impacted by recently proposed budget cuts, has been statistically proven to increase inclusion & improve whole school communities for millions of young people with & without intellectual disabilities.
At halftime of the Boys 4A IHSAA State Championship game on Saturday, Champions Together Director Lee Lonzo was presented with the third annual Richard G. Lugar Award for Distinguished Service to Interscholastic Athletics.
Special Olympics Indiana has joined the Arc of Indiana and 14 other organizations and agencies representing the interests of people with disabilities in asking House and Senate leaders to pass a hate/bias crimes law that includes a list of protected categories, including people with disabilities.