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Saturday, January 31, 2015
Gifford Pinchot State Park -
Conewago Day Use Area
Polar Bear Plunge Home Page

Special Olympics
Area M
P. O. Box 382
Summerdale, Pa 17093
717-732-6756
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Rain Date - April 21, 2015
Messiah College
Track/Field and Aquatics Competition

Adult Games
Mechanicsburg Navy Base
Mechanicsburg, PA
 

Special Olympics PA – Area M is participating in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on Saturday, May 16th at HACC and we want you to join us!
Register online at http://hcf.convio.net/sopam
Form a team, join one of our sports teams or register as an individual. All money raised by our participants stays in Area M! Raise $25 and you will receive an event t-shirt. Raise $100 or more and you will also receive a special Area M t-shirt!
Saturday, May 16th @ HACC
Registration – 7:45am
5K Walk start – 9am
One-Mile Fun Walk start – 9:15am

Welcome to Special Olympics Area M!

Our Mission: Special Olympics PA Area M helps children and adults with intellectual difficulties grow stronger with body, mind and spirit through a year-round program of sports training and athletic competition.

Our Purpose:  Special Olympics is focused on accomplishments rather than winning or losing.  The benefit to the athlete is increased confidence and positive self image.  In addition involvement on the part of family and friends helps develop healthier family relationships and greater acceptance by the community as a whole.

Our Words To Live By:

“LET ME WIN.  BUT IF I CAN NOT WIN, LET ME BE BRAVE IN THE ATTEMPT”

News & Announcements
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2015 Spring Newsletter
2015 Spring Newsletter - what's up in Area M.  [Read More...]
Date Posted: 3/2/2015

Twenty-Fifth Annual Adult Games
We are currently making plans for the 2015 AREA M ADULT GAMES sponsored by the Federally Employed Women and are looking forward to having you participate.  [Read More...]
Date Posted: 2/27/2015

Gymnastics - Cumberland Gymnastics
This training is currently full. We are looking for volunteers and coaches. Please call if interested : Shannon Pechart 717.732.6756  [Read More...]
Date Posted: 1/22/2015

Equestrian - Events/Training at Chasing Rainbows
We have a waiting list for this sport. Please call if interested : Shannon Pechart 717.732.6756  [Read More...]
Date Posted: 1/22/2015
Upcoming Events
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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Young Athletes  9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Basketball  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Athletics  2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Aquatics  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Monday, March 30, 2015
Basketball  5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Tennis  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meaning of the Special Olympics Logo
The logo has five people who each have six arms.  The down position means "downtrodden", remembering a time when many people thought those with intellectual disabilities were not able to make good decisions or try new things. [Read More...]