Western Regional Update – 2/23/2017

“I’ve volunteered with Special Olympics NY in high school in the
Syracuse area and in college at Niagara University. Working with the
athletes has been on of the best experiences of my life!”
Morgan B., Niagara University graduate student

WR Regional Update 2.23.2017

Western Regional Update – 2/2/2017

2017 Buffalo Snow Bowl
Register for the first annual Buffalo Snow Bowl, a 6-on-6 flag football tournament to benefit Special Olympics NY! The event will be held at New Era Field on Saturday, March 11.  Sign up your team of up to 10 players (age 18 and up) and play on the field that the greats did!
This is an official 6-on-6 flag football tournament with light blocking.  The four divisions are:
Pro League
Rookie League
Co-Ed League
Corporate/Bar League
Team captains are required to put down a $50 deposit to reserve a spot.  Teams must raise a minimum of $1,000 to participate.
Click here for more information or contact Erica Raepple from Special Olympics at eraepple@nyso.org.


WR Regional Update 2.2.2017

Western Regional Update – 12/16/2016

On December 3rd, the Buffalo Polar Plunge celebrated its 10th
anniversary with record breaking numbers! Nearly 1,000 brave souls
came out to tackle the chilly waters of Lake Erie while hundreds
watched. In true Buffalo fashion, the community rallied behind this
event by raising over $171,000, with donations still coming in!
Twenty Special Olympics athletes were among those who took the
plunge this year. Thank you to everyone who played a part in
making the Polar Plunge a smashing success!
Stay tuned for details on our new upcoming fundraiser, the Buffalo
Snow Bowl – a 6-on-6 flag football tournament held at New Era Field
on Saturday, March 11, 2017

Western Regional Update – 11/17/2016

On Saturday, Nov. 5, AMF Airport Lanes served as the host for our Western Regional 22-and-Over Bowling event. Nearly 150 bowlers from six different training clubs took part in a great competition full of outstanding performances.  Student-athletes from Buffalo State College and Hilbert College came out in force to serve as volunteers for the day, continuing the great camaraderie they’ve developed with our athletes over the years.  Thank you to everyone who made the day possible, including our event director, Lisa B., and her crew!

Read more of  the  latest Regional Update here.

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