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Bermuda Sandcastle Supports Special Olympics

Bermuda Sandcastle Supports Special Olympics

The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition organisers recently showed their support for the upcoming Special Olympics Bermuda Polar Plunge with a special sculpture, with the charitable event set to be held on December 4. The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition posted the graphic and photos online, saying, “This week’s build is all about feeling the chill... Read more of this article

Special Olympics Caribbean Inclusive Declaration

Special Olympics Caribbean Inclusive Declaration

On behalf of Bermuda, the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets signed the Special Olympics Caribbean Inclusive Sport Forum Declaration. A spokesperson said, “Last month [October 6], Sports Ministers and representatives from sports Ministries across the Caribbean held a virtual forum to discuss solidifying their support for Special... Read more of this article

Special Olympics First Polar Plunge On Dec 4

Special Olympics First Polar Plunge On Dec 4

Special Olympics Bermuda announced that their first Polar Plunge will be held on December 4, 2021. A spokesperson said, “The Polar Plunge is a registered trademark fundraising event for Special Olympics around the world and is increasing in popularity in the US and Canada, and hopefully here in Bermuda. Participants are encouraged to plunge in creative... Read more of this article

Knight’s Charity Golf Supports Special Olympics

Knight’s Charity Golf Supports Special Olympics

The annual Knight’s Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for December 11th, 2021 at Belmont Hills Golf Club, with Special Olympics Bermuda named as the charitable beneficiary of the event. A spokesperson said, “On behalf of Richard Knight’s, we are most pleased that Special Olympics Bermuda have accepted to be our charitable beneficiary in 2021. “We... Read more of this article

Special Olympics Bermuda Highlights 5 Athletes

Special Olympics Bermuda Highlights 5 Athletes

Special Olympics Bermuda recently highlighted their athletes, with tennis player Bridget Marshall, equestrian Eden Woollery, tennis player Micah Lambert, Athlete Leader Danielle Gibbons, and bowler Wayne Smith sharing the spotlight. Special Olympics Bermuda posted graphics online, saying, “Welcome to the first of our weekly ‘Meet Our Athletes’... Read more of this article

Three Athletes Qualify For Summer Games

Three Athletes Qualify For Summer Games

Minister of Youth, Culture and Sports Dr. Ernest Peets recently congratulated the three Special Olympian athletes that qualified for the 2022 USA Summer Games in Orlando, Florida. The three qualifying players include tennis player Bridget Marshall, tennis player Micah Lambert, and equestrian Eden Woollery.Eden WoolleryBridget MarshallMicah Lambert-... Read more of this article

Special Olympics Bermuda Selling Face Masks

Special Olympics Bermuda Selling Face Masks

The Special Olympics Bermuda organisation is selling a face masks for $15, offering the public to chance to support them while buying a needed face mask to adhere to health protocols. The promotional poster says, “Wear a mask to protect others. Buy a mask to support us. Support us on our journey to 2023 World Games! Contact 519 8712 to order yours... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Special Olympics Swim Training

Photos & Video: Special Olympics Swim Training

The next time Bermuda competes in the Special Olympics we may also have a swimming team take part, as Special Olympics Bermuda just started a new swimming training programme, with their first session held this weekend at the Saltus pool. “Today’s our first swim training for Special Olympics Bermuda, we just added swimming to our program... Read more of this article

Scaur & Friends Donates To Special Olympics

Scaur & Friends Donates To Special Olympics

Funds raised in the Scaur Hill Charity Salad Tasting & Talent Night and the Scaur Charity Soup Tasting Party totaling $1,810 have been donated to the Special Olympics Charity, helping athletes pay for bowling and tennis time, horse riding, swimming, and more. A spokesperson said, “The mission statement of the Special Olympics Charity is to... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Law Enforcement Torch Run

Photos: Bermuda Law Enforcement Torch Run

There were smiles all along the route as members of the Bermuda Police Service, Corrections, Fire Services joined Bermuda’s Special Olympians in a Law Enforcement Torch Run yesterday [Oct 19] which started at the Police Field, made its way through the City of Hamilton and concluded at the National Sports Centre in Devonshire. Participants including... Read more of this article

Special Olympics “Inclusion” Campaign

Special Olympics “Inclusion” Campaign

For the month of July, Special Olympics Bermuda is continuing its “The Revolution is Inclusion” campaign and is seeking pledges. A spokesperson said, “For the month of July, Special Olympics Bermuda will continue “The Revolution is Inclusion” campaign by demonstrating that inclusion is all about togetherness. In celebrating all of our abilities,... Read more of this article

Scaur Charity Donates To Special Olympians

Scaur Charity Donates To Special Olympians

The Scaur community recently donated $1,040 to the Special Olympics, thanks to the proceeds of their Scaur Charity Soup Tasting Party. A spokesperson said, “The Scaur Charity Soup Tasting Party has been going on since the month of January in 2002 and this year preparations started in the middle of March for the 13th of April event. The three themes... Read more of this article

Video: Motorcade For Special Olympics Athletes

Video: Motorcade For Special Olympics Athletes

[Updated with video] In order to celebrate the accomplishments of Bermuda’s Special Olympians — who won an impressive 19 medals at the World Games in Abu Dhabi — a motorcade will be held today [March 25] starting at 12 noon. On Friday night the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo was on hand at the airport... Read more of this article