Special Olympics

Kalyn Head of Chilliwack is doing a 100-kilometre birthday ultra marathon on July 23 to mark her 25th birthday, all while raising money for Special Olympics British Columbia. She is seen here near Vedder Park in Chilliwack on July 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

B.C. woman to celebrate birthday with 100-km ultra marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics

Kalyn Head will mark her 25th birthday with a fundraiser run from Chilliwack to Vancouver

 

Julie Black, a Special Olympics athlete and Tim Hortons employee, shows off a Choose to Include doughnut, which will be on sale Jan. 28-30 benefiting Special Olympics Canada. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Tim Hortons asks customers to choose doughnut to benefit Special Olympics

‘Choose to Include’ doughnut available this weekend, Jan. 28-30

 

Brogan Beliveau (left) and his friend Charlie Kain gave The Gazette a rink-side interview Saturday, Oct. 30. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks volunteers stand with Bruins every home game

Brogan Beliveau and Charlie Kain give it their all, week after week, because they love the team

 

Special Olympics coach Erica McCluney poses for a photo outside a May 2019 swim meet in Cranbrook alongside athletes Brogan Beliveau (left) and Connor Charlong. Photo courtesy of Erica McCluney

Athletes, coaches, admin staff wanted across the Boundary, says Special Olympics BC

Special athletes are ready are rearing to go, but the organization needs volunteers to get back on track

Special Olympics coach Erica McCluney poses for a photo outside a May 2019 swim meet in Cranbrook alongside athletes Brogan Beliveau (left) and Connor Charlong. Photo courtesy of Erica McCluney
Canada’s Danielle Dorris checks her time after winning a gold medal in the women’s 50m butterfly at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, Sept.3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Paralympic Committee-Scott Grant

Canadian teen Danielle Dorris wins Paralympic gold and sets world record

Danielle Dorris captured a gold medal in the 50-metre butterfly at the Tokyo Paralympics

Canada’s Danielle Dorris checks her time after winning a gold medal in the women’s 50m butterfly at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, Sept.3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Canadian Paralympic Committee-Scott Grant
Betty Coleman is passing the torch virtually this year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

B.C.’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics goes virtual

The annual event partnering RCMP with Special Olympians is dramatically altered by COVID-19

Betty Coleman is passing the torch virtually this year as the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympians. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)