Scarf Project 2021 Update

ATTENTION SCARF MAKERS: thank you so much for your commitment and dedication to making sure that our Winter Games athletes have a warm, handmade scarf for their competition. Unfortunately, our state Winter Games have been canceled. We would like to ask that you slow down a bit and hang on to the scarves you have …

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2021 State Winter Games Update

THE 2021 STATE WINTER GAMES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED Following our recent decision to suspend all in-person competition through December 31st, after meeting with Sugarloaf Event Staff and learning of their restrictions driven by COVID-19 state protocols (i.e. use common gathering areas, housing, venue space, etc) and keeping the health and safety of everyone involved our …

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Lobster Dip/Roll 2021

33rd Annual Lobster Dip & Lobster Roll to benefit Special Olympics Maine New Year’s Day – January 1st, 2021 Virtually or in-person at Old Orchard Beach in front of The Brunswick (39 West Grand Ave) In 1988 members of the Portland Rugby Club organized the first Lobster Dip under the leadership of Head Lobster Rocky …

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Fall Stride Challenge

It’s here – the Fall Stride Challenge is waiting for you! Track the distance you walk, run or roll! WHAT: An 8-week distance challenge to walk, run or roll in a wheelchair WHO: Special Olympics Maine athletes can register as an individual or part of a Unified Pair with a family member, friend or other supporter WHEN: Participant …

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Return to Play Plan & Protocols

On August 1st we released our Return to Play protocols and noted that we would return to small group trainings/practices under our Phase 1 guidelines. We also noted that we would officially be in Phase 1 for 8 complete weeks (August 1st – September 26th) before re-visiting our Return to Play protocols and making the …

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First Annual Special Olympics Maine Virtual Fishing Derby

It is with great excitement that Special Olympics Maine is introducing a new event to help support our athletes in our many communities across the state: The 1st Annual Special Olympics Maine Virtual Fishing Derby! From September 1st through September 30th anglers will have the opportunity to compete in a month-long VIRTUAL FISHING DERBY across …

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Back to Play Update

TO: All Special Olympics Maine athletes, coaches, volunteers, family members, sponsors, etc. FROM: Philip Geelhoed, Pres & CEO, SOME DATE: July 16, 2020 RE: UPDATE on Back to Play (B2P) Unfortunately, it has become necessary to reschedule our start date for B2P to August 1, 2020 (original date was July 20th). With more to the “vetting process” than originally …

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2020 Ice Out Dumpster Dive

Come join the fun and do something “cool” while supporting a great cause! The 7th annual “Ice Out Plunge”, to benefit Special Olympics Maine has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 19th – hosted by the Winthrop American Legion & Auxiliary, the Town of Winthrop and the Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run.  As you can imagine …

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