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Thank You, Interns!

We can’t thank our incredible interns enough for taking time this summer to improve our athletes' experiences at events, practices, and programs they participate in. This summer Special Olympics Maryland had two interns help out, Cameron Mangold researched strategies to...

Friendship Day

National Friendship Day encourages people across the country and world to connect with friends. Make a new friend or reconnect with an old one.  The Facts Friendships come in many forms, and we begin developing them when we’re very young....

Sponsor Highlight: Legal & General

We can’t thank our sponsors enough for choosing to dedicate their time and money to the athletes of SOMD, Legal & General volunteered at the 2021 SOMD Summer Games and were the largest group to volunteer for the games. Thank...

Upcoming Week May 31st – 6th

Tuesday SOMD Coffee Chat12:30-1:00pm on Zoom: https://signup.com/go/SNJMRZV Social Club - What's Cooking with Athlete Leadership6:00-8:00pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3hLWrwZ Brave In The Attempt Talks7:00-8:00pm on Zoom: https://virtualsomd.com/brave-in-the-attempt-talks/ Wednesday SOMD Coffee Chat9:00-9:30am on Zoom: https://signup.com/go/SNJMRZV Thursday SOMD Coffee Chat4:30-5:00pm on Zoom: https://signup.com/go/SNJMRZVSocial...

Upcoming Week February 1st – 7th

We may be recovering from all of the Plunge events from last week, but it’s not over yet! Before you check our #UpcomingWeek make sure you cast your votes today’s #PlungerOfTheYear bracket with 64 matchups! https://plungemd.com/virtual-plunge/plunger-of-the-year/ Monday Meditation and Mindful...

Upcoming Week January 25th – 31st

This #UpcomingWeek is going to BEARY awesome because it’s our first Virtual Plunge Week! Check out all of our Virtual Movement and Plunge themed events for the week. Plan out your week, and register in advance today! Monday Meditation and...

Upcoming Week January 11 – 17th

This #UpcomingWeek has a lot of great events varying from fitness, to leadership and learning opportunities, and much more! Check out this week's schedule now and don’t forget to vote for this week’s #PlungerOfTheWeek https://bit.ly/35ub7tK Monday Meditation and Mindful Mondays12:00-12:15pm...

Chris Nikic Shatters Stereotypes to Become First Person with Down Syndrome to Complete an IRONMAN

As the sun barely began to rise at 5:52am on Saturday morning, 7 November 2022, Special Olympics Florida athlete Chris Nikic and his Unified partner and coach Dan Grieb, entered the water in Panama City at the start of the IRONMAN Florida triathlon. Sixteen hours...

Handling Stress and Anxiety During the Election

If there is anything that we can agree on during this time it is that this year has been incredibly unpredictable and exceptionally stressful. Now with the added stress of a presidential election, according to the American Psychological Association’s latest...

Upcoming Week November 2nd – 8th

We have another week full of workouts, social clubs, virtual learning opportunities, and more! If you need some fun at-home events to break up the week, check out our upcoming week schedule now Monday YAPpy Hour4:30-5:00pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3h8FJUE Wednesday...